open ( FILE, ">>./testing.stdout" ) or die "$!\n\n";
print FILE "this\n";
system('ls') == 0 or print FILE "oops $!\n";
I get why "that\n" doesn't print, but why does the system output appear in my file? Apparently, it's because it has nowhere else to go. My usual methods of investigation have turned up dry...
We speak the way we breathe. --Fugazi