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Re: System() in list mode?

by RichardK (Parson)
on Oct 17, 2011 at 22:06 UTC ( #932027=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to System() in list mode?

BTW -- You can have spaces in linux paths :)

You just have to escape them on the command line with \

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Re^2: System() in list mode?
by 1337John (Initiate) on Oct 17, 2011 at 22:09 UTC
    Because I can obviously do that in the code I posted? Look through my variables each time and escape all the spaces before passing them to system()? I could. But I like to think that a) I know more perl than you and b) I'm not going to settle when there might be a better solution. I'm going to try and use that as a last resort.

      But I like to think that a) I know more perl than you

      Wow; where do you get off?

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