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Re: Executing ssh from perl

On Sat, 20 Nov 2004, Stephen Studley wrote:

> At 1:28 AM +0100 11/20/04, Gerrit P. Haase wrote:
> > Stephen Studley wrote:
> >
> > > At 4:30 PM -0500 11/18/04, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> > > > perl -we 'my $str=`ssh -n user\@machine.domain ls`;print "[$str]\n"'
> > > good idea, however same results, at least from my Windows machine.
> > > The command-line perl works fine from my OSX machine.
> >
> > $ perl -we 'my $str=`ssh -n user\@machine.domain ls`;print "[$str]\n"'
> > ssh: machine.domain: no address associated with name
> > []
> >
> > Actually this is working with cygwin perl as expected.
> and it works for me as well, within cygwin perl. Should I not expect the
> same from the Windows perl interpreter?  Apparently not...

Ah.  This changes the whole ballgame.  No wonder we couldn't reproduce

> I have come up with a work around. The following gets me what I need.
> system "$commands->[$i] 1> $stdout->[$p] 2> $stderr->[$p]";

That's probably the best you could hope for at this point.  If you want to
know why the original program didn't work as expected, you should really
ask the distributor of your Windows perl version (ActiveState?) and not
this list.
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