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call env shell script from perl

by bhagperl (Novice)
on Nov 21, 2011 at 06:56 UTC ( #939135=perlquestion: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??
bhagperl has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

Hi Monks,

I have shell script which sets env variables.

I want to call this shell script from another perl script, and use those env variables in my perl script.

I am using "source" command for this. and calling with system function in perl as:


And i am trying to access variable "svn" as $ENV{svn} in perl script. but $ENV{svn} returns blank. It is not set.

This is not working !!

Please help me.

Thanks in advance.

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Re: call env shell script from perl
by Ratazong (Prior) on Nov 21, 2011 at 07:05 UTC

    This won't work. This post by Eliya explains you why - and provides a workaround.

    HTH, Rata
      Thanks Ratazong !! Have nice day!!
Re: call env shell script from perl
by Corion (Pope) on Nov 21, 2011 at 07:14 UTC
      Thanks Corion !! Have nice day!!

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