SPUG: running script with the variables on the same line

John W. Krahn krahnj at telus.net
Sun May 29 20:31:00 PDT 2005

Tim Maher wrote:
> On Sun, May 29, 2005 at 07:31:04PM -0700, Jay Scherrer wrote:
>>I was thinking of $argv, but is that only used for files?
>>Jay Scherrer
> Yes; That variable provides the name of the currently open file
> when you use -n/-p to get an "implicit input-reading loop".

Perl is case sensitive so the variable you are looking for is $ARGV.

perldoc perlvar


use Perl;

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