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Re: tar, system() & pipes?

by philcrow (Priest)
on Jul 17, 2007 at 20:29 UTC ( #627119=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to tar, system() & pipes?

If you pass system a list of arguments, they will be passed as command line arguments to the program. Thus '>' is being treated as a command line argument and not as a shell meta-character.

Phil

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