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Re: Safe Shell Escapes  Randal L. Schwartz
 Jun 09, 2004 12:26 PDT 

 "Andy" == Andy Bach <Andy_-@wiwb.uscourts.gov> writes:

Andy> Now I see down in the examples:
Andy> open(FOO, '-|') || exec 'cat', '-n', $file;

Andy> which is (?) like:
Andy> if ( open(FOO, '-|') ) {
Andy> ....
Andy> } else {
Andy>     exec 'cat', '-n', $file;
Andy> }

Yes, those a pretty much equivalent.

Andy> But that seems to be ... er time travel or missing a loop.

Uh, why?

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