Perl system Function
This function executes the command specified by PROGRAM, passing LIST as arguments to the command.
The return value is the exit status of the program as returned by the wait function. To obtain the actual exit value, divide by 256.
Following is the simple syntax for this function:
system PROGRAM, LIST system PROGRAM
This function returns exit status of program as returned by wai
Following is the example code showing its basic usage:
#!/usr/bin/perl -w system("ls -F /var > /tmp/t.tmp");
When above code is executed, it produced following result
A file in /tmp directory, check it out.