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Re^2: perl -e problem

by merzy (Scribe)
on May 21, 2005 at 03:00 UTC ( #459183=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: perl -e problem
in thread perl -e problem

Glad you found your solution!

Next time, try a
    truss -f -topen perl ...
That'll give you a good idea of what files your process is trying to open and will likely point directly at the permissions issue.

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Re: perl -e problem
by benizi (Hermit) on May 22, 2005 at 22:15 UTC

    For others' edification, truss : Solaris :: strace : Linux. See: Monitoring and Tracing Unix Processes

    An strace command to do the same thing as the above truss command would be (sorry if flags aren't portable; strace version 4.5.9): strace -f -e trace=open perl ...

    Thanks for the extremely helpful tip merzy.

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