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Re^3: Using system (); with Strawberry Perl

by hippo (Bishop)
on Nov 25, 2021 at 19:53 UTC ( #11139129=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Using system (); with Strawberry Perl
in thread Using system (); with Strawberry Perl

Except that they don't - otherwise you wouldn't be here asking for help to fix it. ;-)


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Re^4: Using system (); with Strawberry Perl
by hadrons (Novice) on Nov 25, 2021 at 22:22 UTC
    Well, sort of :-) ... it's an issue of the platform. If I could stick to cygwin it would be fine, but I needed to move the script to a Windows based on. But, I'm not going to deny I'm at a disadvantage defending this coding either.
Re^4: Using system (); with Strawberry Perl
by Bod (Curate) on Nov 25, 2021 at 22:03 UTC

    Well...it worked until it didn't...
    I *think* that's what was meant :P

      it worked until it didn't

      The same is true for all bad practices which seem viable initially. That's why they are bad practices and not simply compilation errors.


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