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Just a shot in the dark but when you build perl, doesn't it ask you your preference, i.e. "Where is your preferred shell program?" In which case you could build another perl for your app. Sorry if this doesn't help though. I suppose you tried calling /bin/sh from inside the backticks but had trouble getting the result returned?

In reply to Re: Specifying a shell for use with Backticks by mattr
in thread Specifying a shell for use with Backticks by gaspodethewonderdog

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