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RE: Running External Commands

by le (Friar)
on Jun 06, 2000 at 14:00 UTC ( #16574=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Running External Commands

system() doesn't gather the output of the executed program, it just returns the exit status. With backticks, you can collect the output. You could also open a pipe from a command:

open(PIPE, "command |") or die $!; while(<PIPE>) { # ... do something }


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