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Re^3: Problem with 'system' function in Windows Vista

by ikegami (Pope)
on Mar 20, 2007 at 19:19 UTC ( #605733=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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    @cmd = ( 'echo', 'identifier', 'a string', '"pre quoted"' );
    system(@cmd);  # identifier "a string" "pre quoted"
    
    $cmd = "@cmd";
    system($cmd);  # identifier a string "pre quoted"
    

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[Eily]: well, at least it's right about warn doing the same thing as die :)
[shmem]: same with undef as last element
[msh210]: oh, good point. It's the best kind of correct
[shmem]: msh210: but I'd not call it a lie outright. That's when you do know the truth.
[msh210]: I don't have sendmail (I'm on MS Windows), so does one of you think you can report the bug?
[shmem]: msh210: 'tis about time to tell the sad truth to perl5porters - via perlbug
[msh210]: probably whoever wrote that actually knows the truth
[shmem]: msh210: you can save the perlbug text in a file and send that via your mail agent of choice
[msh210]: hm, okay, I'll try, thanks
[shmem]: ...not as an attachment, it's probably better to c&p that into the mail body

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