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Re^2: ppm rep describe

by PodMaster (Abbot)
on Oct 02, 2005 at 12:20 UTC ( #496740=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: ppm rep describe
in thread ppm rep describe

Try something like
# escape shell metachars, search around for something complete $name =~ s/([&"])/^$1/g; my $rep_describe = `ppm rep describe "$name"`;
See when you use ``, you're subject to the shell (like the pod says).

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