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Re: Strings with @

by ayrnieu (Beadle)
on Mar 10, 2006 at 06:19 UTC ( #535617=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Strings with @

#! /usr/bin/env perl use strict; use warnings; open my $f, 'netapsp' or die "open failed: $!"; my $recip = ''; while (<$f>) { chomp; system "rsh $_ quota report | mail $recip" and die "rsh failed: $!"; }

Morever, with such a simple program you've little excuse to not use tainting (perldoc perlsec), which would've suggested that you verify what you get from 'netapps' rather than blindly pass it to a shell.

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Re^2: Strings with @
by stubblyhead (Initiate) on Mar 10, 2006 at 17:18 UTC
    while (<$f>) { chomp; system "rsh $_ quota report | mail $recip" and die "rsh failed: $!"; }
    shouldn't that be or die rather than and die?

      No, it should not. Unix programs return 0 on success.

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