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Try the following:
#!/usr/bin/perl while (<>){ s/CAT/mouse/g; print; }

Then run the code like so:
prompt> perl -w myscript.pl 'D:\tmp\file.txt' > D:\tmp\file.txt

Update: Thanks for the reference to the -pi flags. I understand now. The while loop is superfluous with the -p and the -i will edit the file given in place. Why does he need a system() function call around the whole thing? Won't that spawn another shell?

In reply to Re: System call in Windows by krusty
in thread System call in Windows by csarid

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