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Re^4: Running external command from perl but cannot capture output

by mantadin (Beadle)
on Apr 25, 2006 at 05:44 UTC ( #545478=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: Running external command from perl but cannot capture output
in thread Running external command from perl but cannot capture output

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@test=`mac \"$_\" -v >/dev/null 2>&1`;
stdout is directed to /dev/null, and then, stderr is directed to where stdout points to. So this one should work:
@test=`mac \"$_\" -v 2>&1`;
BTW, to check the exit status instead of capturing the output, you can use system() instead of `` or qx//

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