[Israel.pm] open - pipe question

sawyer x xsawyerx at gmail.com
Tue Jan 13 13:07:52 PST 2009


I'm sorry,  I meant globbing, not type globs. Two very different things.

On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 11:07 PM, sawyer x <xsawyerx at gmail.com> wrote:
> What would be the point of using cygwin if you're not gonna work with `ls`?
> and if it's just `ls | grep`, you can use typeglobbing (<>).
>
> On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 8:48 PM, Shmuel Fomberg <semuelf at 012.net.il> wrote:
>>
>> Hi All.
>>
>> I have the following code:
>> open(FH, "dir $dir /s /b | grep mbd | wc |");
>> $wc = <FH>;
>> .....
>>
>> (the environment is cygwin, with Perl 5.6)
>>
>> However, when I wanted to do the greping myself, I wrote this command:
>> open(FH, "dir $dir /s /b |");
>>
>> And then "dir" complained that it can't find the /s and /b directories.
>>
>> Any idea what is going on?
>>
>> Shmuel.
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