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Re: Redirect output of the system() command

by andal (Hermit)
on Jul 11, 2012 at 10:02 UTC ( #981066=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Redirect output of the system() command

The executed command inherits STDOUT, STDIN, STDERR from the process that executes it. So, you can simply reopen STDERR and STDOUT to /dev/null and then execute the command. See 'perldoc -f open' for details on how to restore your STDERR and STDOUT after the command finishes.

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