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 Passing a variable from a Perl script to a shell script

I want to submit a form which has only one password field (Perl) and
the password should be submitted to a shell script.  In the shell
script, I want to process the pssword and use some crypting commands
to Encrypt it.

I do not know how I can process the password from Perl to shell and
how to obget it in Shell

Any help is appreciated. Thanks!

 Mon, 12 Feb 2007 22:19:01 GMT   
 Passing a variable from a Perl script to a shell script

To call a shell script from perl, use the "system" statement in Perl.
Example follows.

Here is a perl script,
system(" $password");

Here is the called one-line shell script,
echo "$1"

Here is how to run the perl script:
$ /usr/bin/perl calls which outputs:

 Wed, 14 Feb 2007 02:15:18 GMT   
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