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Re: Running perl script from a perl script

by jettero (Monsignor)
on Jan 08, 2010 at 16:37 UTC ( #816347=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Running perl script from a perl script

When I want to fork a new perl, I tend to use IPC::System::Simple and systemx($^X, $program_file).

Normally you would NOT want to do this though. Perl can just run more perl see do.

-Paul

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[ambrus]: My boss wants to generate output data that is impossible to compute from the inputs we have. And I'm trying to convince him that he shouldn't do that.
[Corion]: ambrus: He isn't familiar with GIGO (or nIGO) yet?
[Corion]: Also, is it impossible in the general case, but doable in your specific case, maybe? I find that working through a counterexample usually makes people see the light

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