• Subject: Re: How to pass parms to Perl
  • From: John P Carr <jpcarr@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 15 Nov 1999 19:58:05 -0500


C'on 

Unlike RPG,  PERL is intutive and easy to figure out. 
No cryptic syntax.   

Help him out Hans

John Carr <VBG>
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For some reason I can't seem to figure out the correct syntax for calling 
a Perl script with parms.  The error  I am getting is:

Can't open perl script "/QOPENSYS/DYNDNSUPDATE.PL 
'209.162.41.222' 'POSTMASTER' 16660 'DOMAIN.COM'": No such path 
or directory.                          

I'm calling it With:
PGM                                                                   
             CALL       PGM(PERL5/PERL) +                             
                          PARM('/QOPENSYS/DYNDNSUPDATE.PL +           
           ''209.162.41.222'' ''POSTMASTER'' 16660 ''DOMAIN.COM''')  
ENDPGM 

The Perl script starts out with:                                           
#!/usr/bin/perl -W
use diagnostics;
use strict;

($ip, $user, $pass, $domain) = @ARGV;

I'd sure appreciate it if anyone could give me a clue how to pass parms to 
Perl.

TIA,

Gary Kuznitz
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