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Old 07-25-2009
Question Perl Script within another script

Hi all,

I am trying to write a perl script which will fetch domain names from a database table, and run a whois search on them.

I want to know how exactly run another script within perl. I tried looking for exec, system etc., but found too less info on those.

I am not sure how to run a system command with options (for eg, -d, -m) etc.

Can anyone help me on that? I want to run whois command on the fetched domain name, and output it to a text file.

Thank you.
# 2  
Old 07-25-2009
What have you done so far?

system("perl -e blah.pl"); should return results, but it has to be stdout and then stdin has to be receiving the information from the secondary perl script.
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Old 07-26-2009
If you have two per scripts combine them into one script.
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Old 07-26-2009
I agree with KevinADC that the most practical solution would be to combine them. If for some reason you can't, perl understands command substitution quotes just like shell scripts do.

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