[Israel.pm] system() on windows question

Oron Peled oron at actcom.co.il
Mon Dec 20 02:39:42 PST 2004

On Sunday 19 December 2004 11:06, Yossi.Itzkovich at ecitele.com wrote:
> I usually use Perl on Unix, but I was asked the following one by a PC
> person:
> @args=("mkdir","guyDir2");
> system (@args) && print $!;

Why do you need system() at all? mkdir is a builtin function
in perl (haven't tested on windows). I'm not sure why system()
caused weird error number, but adding this extra layer of
indirection doesn't help portability/robustness.

Hope it helps,

Oron Peled                             Voice/Fax: +972-4-8228492
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I don't do windows...
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