kynn-edapta at idyllmtn.com
Tue May 16 10:28:02 CDT 2000
At 7:26 AM -0700 5/16/00, Steve Meier wrote:
>Could someone tell me what I am doing wrong? What I want to do is look
>at each line that comes in on a ping.
>$ping = "/usr/sbin/ping";
>open (PING, "$ping $desthost ");
This is usually used to open a file, not to run a command. You could
always use the somewhat icky backtick operator to slurp the
output of ping into a variable.
> printf $_;
@ping = split(/\n/, `$ping $desthost`);
Perl purists, how awful is this?
Kynn Bartlett <kynn at idyllmtn.com>
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