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Re: rtfm

by Ven'Tatsu (Deacon)
on Jun 22, 2004 at 13:27 UTC ( #368709=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to rtfm

You should really use the list form of system (or exec as grinder points out).
system('man', $bins[int(rand(@bins))]);
It will avoid calling a shell to handle parsing the options to the external program saving you the trouble of making sure no one has named a file something that may cause your system trouble.

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[Corion]: erix: It's needed for keeping the list of users and the list of tags associated with an image, and for keeping the images with users. I want an easy way to know if an image can be deleted, which means that it can't be referenced by any tag anymore. ...
[Corion]: SQL feels like a natural choice here :)

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