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Re: Awk, filtering match through external command

Neal Murphy <neal.p.murphy@alum.wpi.edu> wrote:
> I don't see a way to pipe both ends of an external command. I'm not sure 
> even *perl* could do that.

It can [*], see IPC::Open2 and IPC::Open3. But you can end up with all
sorts of buffer related race conditions.

[*] are you really surprised?

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