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Re: backslashes in shell commands

by Khen1950fx (Canon)
on Mar 09, 2013 at 15:02 UTC ( #1022576=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to backslashes in shell commands

A good substitute for backticks is the capturex function from IPC::System::Simple. It's like backticks in list context, and it will not invoke the shell. If you want the shell, then use the capture function. For example:
#!/usr/bin/perl -l use strict; use warnings; use IPC::System::Simple qw/capturex/; my @args = "%s I\x27ll"; my $cmd = capturex("printf", @args); print $cmd;
I really hope this helps you.

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