Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
P is for Practical
 
PerlMonks  

Answer: how do i redirect the output to a var

( #89743=categorized answer: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

Q&A > input and output > How do I have Perl send the password to a program that prompts for a password contributed by dragonchild

Instead of using backtick, try using either system or opening the command as a pipe. Both of those should allow for greater control than backtick.

Comment on Answer: how do i redirect the output to a var
Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others chilling in the Monastery: (6)
As of 2015-07-06 06:25 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?

    The top three priorities of my open tasks are (in descending order of likelihood to be worked on) ...









    Results (70 votes), past polls