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Perl Language Reference Manual
by Larry Wall and others
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Can't open bidirectional pipe

(W pipe) You tried to say open(CMD, "|cmd|"), which is not supported. You can try any of several modules in the Perl library to do this, such as IPC::Open2. Alternately, direct the pipe's output to a file using ">", and then read it in under a different file handle.

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