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Re: Re: Re: converting files in place

by repson (Chaplain)
on Apr 25, 2001 at 07:31 UTC ( #75367=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Re: converting files in place
in thread In-place editing of files (was: general perl question)

What I meant was that my code can be dropped in the middle of a program, while to use the switches in the middle of a program you would have to spawn a new perl with those switches.
#!/usr/bin/perl -w ..... system(q#perl -i.bak -p -e '$_ = uc'#); .....

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