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Re^3: open command for input

by aitap (Deacon)
on Nov 23, 2012 at 17:58 UTC ( #1005311=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: open command for input
in thread open command for input

Another option is IPC::Open2, which is in core. This will require a bit more code, but should work:

use IPC::Open2; open IN, "<", "commandfile"; # unfortunately, scalar filehandles won't + work this way open OUT, ">", "logfile"; my $pid = open2(">&OUT", "<&IN", "theprogram"); waitpid $pid, 0;

You can also package your application together with module you use with the help of PAR::Packer (its installation is required only on the packager's computer). But I don't know whether it will interfere with PDK or not.

Sorry if my advice was wrong.

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