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Re^5: how to use perl variable in system command to run on unix

by Laurent_R (Priest)
on Sep 03, 2013 at 17:53 UTC ( #1052157=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^4: how to use perl variable in system command to run on unix
in thread how to use perl variable in system command to run on unix

Because $9 is a variable in Perl, the ninth capture in a regular expression. Since you don't have a regex before, it is an undefined variable in your case, so il will be omitted altogether from your command line. If you escape the $ sign, you say that you want a $ sign, not a variable called $9. Then it is not interpolated and passed to awk correctly.


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Re^6: how to use perl variable in system command to run on unix
by tousifp (Novice) on Sep 04, 2013 at 11:57 UTC

    Thanks buddy.

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