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Passing command line parameters

Passing command line parameters

Passing command line parameters

I am very new to programming, so please forgive this rudimentary question...I am writing a utility that I would like to be able to pass a command line parameter at startup. I am using the ActivePERL port for WIN32. I am envisioning something such as the following for the CLI:

>perl ./myutil.pl parameter

and in my app I want to be able to assign a variable to the parameter. Such as:

$cliparm = parameter

I have tried using <STDIN>, but it is waits for user input & thus doesn't accomplish what I want to. I want this to be seamless to the user.

Any suggestions will be most appreciated!


RE: Passing command line parameters

@ARGV holds all your parameters, but if you want to use only one, this works..

$parameter = shift;


RE: Passing command line parameters

Your solution worked great!! Thank you for your help.


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