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Re: qx and $!

by davorg (Chancellor)
on Oct 18, 2006 at 15:35 UTC ( #579112=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to qx and $!

From perldoc perlvar:

...if a system or library call fails, it sets this variable. This means that the value of $! is meaningful only immediately after a failure

As there was no failure, the value of $! is meaningless in your example.

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