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Re: help me please

by BUU (Prior)
on Apr 12, 2002 at 06:12 UTC ( #158500=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to help me please

/me hopes hes not violating any monastery standards.. everything on the command line is automagically placed into the @argv array, split on spaces. moreoever, the diamond operator automagicaly reads from the first arguement in the argv array (or something like that.. go look it up)

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Re: Re: help me please
by mirod (Canon) on Apr 12, 2002 at 06:23 UTC

    That would actually be the @ARGV array.

    #!/usr/bin/perl -w use strict; my $filename= shift @ARGV; ....

    As BUU mentionned <> works automagically: you can call the following script with perl my_file

    #!/usr/bin/perl -w use strict; while( <>) { # reads from my_file ... }

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