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Re: Perl won't run command with "|&"

by aaron_baugher (Deacon)
on Sep 19, 2013 at 22:45 UTC ( #1054917=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Perl won't run command with "|&"

You may be running csh as your shell, but perl appears to be using sh to run the command in backticks, according to the errors you're getting. I don't think sh has the |& syntax. This should combine STDOUT and STDERR and send the result to a file and to your backticks output:

`wget "http://whatever" 2>&1 | tee /path/to/tee.log`

Aaron B.
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by italdesign (Novice) on Sep 20, 2013 at 13:28 UTC
    Thanks guys!

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