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Strange system call failure in OS X
Employ Basic debugging checklist , that is, dd\@args before you system
Thanks, I tried printing the value before sending. I will also use chomp in case there is a newline character there.
Hah, whaddyknow, chomp solved the problem. Thanks for the debugging link.
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