in reply to adding wtmp script into logwatch

It looks like you are invoking your script with 'perl', instead of a shell.

Since your script starts with 'perl -we', the containing file should be executed by a shell.

The other option is to get rid the the "perl -we '", and the terminating "'", then let it be invoked by 'perl'.

FYI - this is what invoking with perl looks like on Windows: (Note the similarity to your messages)

>perl -e "perl -we 'SomeJunk'" String found where operator expected at -e line 1, near "we 'SomeJunk' +" (Do you need to predeclare we?) syntax error at -e line 1, near "we 'SomeJunk'" Execution of -e aborted due to compilation errors.

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