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Re: Re: Re: I'm an idiot newbie, so

by arhuman (Vicar)
on Apr 21, 2001 at 17:16 UTC ( #74417=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Re: I'm an idiot newbie, so
in thread I'm an idiot newbie, so

Just to complete chady and bbfu answers.
backticks quotes could be handy too...
(When you need to grab the produced output)

You might then use something like :

$string_to_process=`ping $host`;
(notes that variable are interpolated inside backticks)

"Only Bad Coders Badly Code In Perl" (OBC2IP)

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