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Re^5: Multiple commands with one system call

by shriken (Priest)
on Sep 30, 2011 at 13:39 UTC ( #928805=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^4: Multiple commands with one system call
in thread Multiple commands with one system call

if Perl detects any shell meta-characters, it forks-and-exec a shell to handle the command. So you can jam a series of shell commands into your system() call. Note that I said "can", not "this is a good idea." ;)
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