Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Syntactic Confectionery Delight
 
PerlMonks  

Answer: how do i redirect the output to a var

by dragonchild (Archbishop)
on Jun 19, 2001 at 21:40 UTC ( #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 - Answer 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 all is quiet...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others cooling their heels in the Monastery: (2)
As of 2017-08-20 06:54 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?
    Who is your favorite scientist and why?



























    Results (313 votes). Check out past polls.

    Notices?