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Re^3: How to do perl -c inside perl? (quoting)by BrowserUk (Pope)
|on Aug 28, 2012 at 18:49 UTC||Need Help??|
Now pass an arbitrary chunk of Perl code to "perl -e" in a portable manner.
I was only demonstrating that windows supported backticks, not championing the idea of using them and -e as a useful mechanism.
Capture both STDOUT and STDERR from it. Not so trivial.
Capturing stderr also is trivial:
But I would have thought feeding the code to a piped-open and checking the exit code would suffice if all that is required is a yay or nay.
And if you need to actually capture the error messages produced, then this might do the trick:
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