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Re^9: System() in list mode?

by ikegami (Pope)
on Oct 19, 2011 at 00:58 UTC ( #932265=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^8: System() in list mode?
in thread System() in list mode?

You don't have to do anything at all.

system('tar', 'cvzf', 'my_tarball.tgz', $path);

Again, the multi-arg form of system does not invoke the shell, so you can pass all the spaces, quotes and dollars signs you want and no shell will touch them.

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