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Re: easiest way to read multiple word command arguments

by kennethk (Abbot)
on Aug 15, 2013 at 19:12 UTC ( #1049645=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to easiest way to read multiple word command arguments

Is there a good reason you don't just use Getopt::Std or Getopt::Long, and then require that multiword input get quoted? e.g.
my_script.pl -a one -b 'two words' -c 'three words here' my_script.pl -a 'two words' -b oneword -c 'four words here now'

This would seem to be more in line with *NIX tradition.


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