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Re: Are there argc and argv type functions in perl

by btrott (Parson)
on Mar 10, 2000 at 22:41 UTC ( #5170=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Are there argc and argv type functions in perl

No such thing as $ARGC, as far as I know.

But yes, you can use @ARGV to get the command line args. Something to be aware of is that

is not the command name; it's the first argument.

Also, check out the Getopt family of modules for automatically parsing your command line args:

perldoc Getopt::Std perldoc Getopt::Long
and more.

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