oh no, not a perl question.

Ovid publiustemp-londonpm at yahoo.com
Thu Aug 30 14:16:51 BST 2007

--- Nic Gibson <nicg at noslogan.org> wrote:

> Afternoon
> I've got one of those perl questions...
> I'm putting together a bunch of scripts that do 'stuff'. This stuff
> involves running
> other scripts and  executables. I need to capture three things from
> the externals
> that I'm running - standard input, standard output and exit status.
> I don't seem to be able to find a sane way to get all three 
> open3 doesn't give me a sensible way to get the child's exit status
> as
> far as I can tell.

We had to solve these issues (including getting this to work on
Windows) in TAP::Parser.  Read the source for


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