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Default values for Getopt::Long

Default values for Getopt::Long

Default values for Getopt::Long

his is second perl file code which i am calling first perl file

use warnings;
use strict;
use Getopt::Long;
use Win32::SqlServer qw(SCALAR);
'i=s' => \ my $servername,

'c=s' => \ my $code,

system( "start perl $code -i $servername -d msdb ");
I am calling this file as perl filename2.pl -i test -c filename1.pl
It rans fine but if ran like perl filename2.pl -i test -c filename1.pl - TYPE full

its throwing error as unknown option type.

That's because filename2.pl is seeing "-TYPE full" as arguments to it, not arguments to filename1.pl. And since you haven't told filename2.pl about the -TYPE argument in its GetOptions() call, it throws an unknown argument error.

TYPE parameter belongs to filename1.pl
I need to pass TYPE parameter to filename1.pl during execution of filename2.pl
Is that possible?
Please suggest  

RE: Default values for Getopt::Long

Could be challenging with Windows strange (to my mind) quote handling, but try this:


perl filename2.pl -i test -c "filename1.pl -TYPE full"

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RE: Default values for Getopt::Long

Also on the subject of "please guide me"... I recommend you give your Tek-Tips threads meaningful names, which would generate more interest and accurate answers.  Something like "Default values for Getopt::Long" or "Calling one perl script from another with options" would be much better.

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