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RE: Re: large file issue?

by merlyn (Sage)
on Oct 26, 2000 at 01:45 UTC ( [id://38516]=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: large file issue?
in thread large file issue?

Nope. You don't want to be looking at $! after system. The child exit status is in $? (as well as being the return value from system), and the child's reason for exiting is not available to you in any way shape or form. We went through this with tilly a few weeks ago. {grin}

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