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Re: System(), writing to a new file

by zork42 (Monk)
on Jul 19, 2013 at 15:16 UTC( #1045374=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to System(), writing to a new file

Using the sort -o flag from Anonymous Monk's post...

You might want to consider this:
my $error_message = `sort -o $outfile $infile 2>&1`
The "2>&1" bit redirects errors on STDERR to STDOUT, and the latter will be saved in $error_message.

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