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Re: From bash to perl

by BUU (Prior)
on Nov 08, 2006 at 01:57 UTC ( #582760=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to From bash to perl

You probably want LWP::Simple from the LWP distribution. LWP::Simple will export a function named "get" that takes a URI as an argument and returns the contents of that URI.

As for modules in general, you should always be searching cpan at

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Re^2: From bash to perl
by paranoid times (Acolyte) on Nov 08, 2006 at 02:51 UTC
    Thanks I'll check into that. I've actually used that function once before but it was for sending data to a URI. I didn't know that it could be used the other way around, nifty.

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