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Re: capture STDOUT when some jerk opened STDOUT to /dev/tty

by clueless newbie (Hermit)
on Jan 07, 2013 at 20:14 UTC ( #1012104=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to capture STDOUT when some jerk opened STDOUT to /dev/tty

Being just a clueless newbie, I'd create a simple module (call it MyOpen) that overrides CORE::open. Upon encountering a '/dev/tty' it can then substitute '/dev/null' or something more appropriate before calling CORE::open. Pack this into the invoking system / backticks using -MMyOpen. or set PERL5OPT.


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