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Hi, I would like to create a perlscript that executes a DB2 ddl file for initializing a database.

But the problem is that in order to do so (Script is runned by root) i have to do a source command.

source /home/db2inst1/sqllib/db2profile
How can i execute this inside a script, and make the script inherit this environment, so that commands later in the script issued with system will inherit this env?

if if run
`source /home/db2inst1/sqllib/db2profile`;
This will result in the following error 'Can't exec "source": No such file or directory' even though i can execute the same command directly in the shell.

In reply to Source command in perl script by bannaN

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