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Re: UNIX 'command' equivalents in Perl

by derby (Abbot)
on Jul 17, 2007 at 13:40 UTC ( #627021=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to UNIX 'command' equivalents in Perl

You could go even further and take a look at Perl Power Tools.

-derby


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Re^2: UNIX 'command' equivalents in Perl
by blazar (Canon) on Jul 17, 2007 at 16:02 UTC

    You could go even further and take a look at Perl Power Tools.

    Well, ppt used to be cool, but the project seems to be sleeping now... and anyway the purpose here is not to show how to reimplement possibly complex *NIX commands in Perl, but just the reverse: to show how things a newbie may want to system (or similar) out to an external program to do can be handled just fine with basic perl construct or judicious use of a core or CPAN module.

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