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Re: example in book of Programming Perl does not work.

by farang (Chaplain)
on May 30, 2013 at 06:09 UTC ( #1035970=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to example in book of Programming Perl does not work.

Greetings yangy,

You have an en dash in your open statement.

return if my $pid = open(STDOUT, "|");
Changing it to a regular hyphen minus makes it work for me.
return if my $pid = open(STDOUT, "|-");

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Re^2: example in book of Programming Perl does not work.
by yangy (Novice) on May 30, 2013 at 08:53 UTC
    thank you.

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