[Chicago-talk] Piping a command into perl?
me at heyjay.com
Sat Mar 18 14:58:51 PST 2006
On Saturday 18 March 2006 4:55 pm, Andy Lester wrote:
> On Mar 18, 2006, at 4:50 PM, Jay Strauss wrote:
> > How would I pipe a command into perl?
> > for example:
> > $ echo "Hello\n" | perl
> > doesn't work. But I'd like to do something like that
> What would you expect that to do?
I'd like it to print Hello
I know I can do similar with -e, but I'm calling perl from inside a bash
script, and I have a bash variable with a bunch of perl code in it.
so I'd like to do:
$results=echo $bash_var | perl
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