[ale] System in Perl

Geoffrey lists at serioustechnology.com
Fri Jul 27 08:18:17 EDT 2007

Terry Bailey wrote:
> Hi,
> Is there any way to place the results of the following into a Perl 
> variable without opening and closing  a file?  In addition, this 
> would be used in Javascript function.
> 		system("stat test | grep -i access | grep -v Uid | cut -b8-27");


my $var = `stat test | grep -i access | grep -v Uid | cut -b8-27';

There are better tools available to you in perl to get this info though.

> Thank you,
> Terry Bailey
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Until later, Geoffrey

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