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Re: Shell characters coming back to bite me.

by moritz (Cardinal)
on Mar 20, 2012 at 14:13 UTC ( #960579=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Shell characters coming back to bite me.

open RES, "-|", "ls -lde $_";

You have to pass the arguments separately:

open RES, '-|', 'ls', '-lde', $_ or die "Cannot launch ls: $!";

See also: open, perlopentut

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Re^2: Shell characters coming back to bite me.
by mull (Monk) on Mar 20, 2012 at 14:56 UTC
    Ok thanks a lot, that was exactly what I needed!

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[marinersk]: LanX, the problem is that the lack of interface visual stability is disconcerting to me. The Nodelet appearing and disappearing is distracting, and despite over a decade, still troubles me. It jangles me.
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