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Capturing die output

Capturing die output

Capturing die output

I am having trouble capturing 'die' output.  I have a script which calls another script on a different machine.  If there is an error on the target machine's script it dies.  I use a 'rsh' to call the target script but I can only capture print statements if I do:

$TARGET = `rsh target:/home/bin/Script.pl`;

The die statement will output to the screen, but I cannot read it to fork.  I can also not change the target script.

Any ideas?

RE: Capturing die output

The statements 'die' and 'warn' will output to 'stderr' and not to 'stdout'. You must redirect 'stderr' to your rsh.

RE: Capturing die output

Can't you also use the reserved variable $! to do this. Like when you open a text file and you want to catch the error message, or is this something totally different?


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