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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • When I had the need for that, I used IPC::Run. It has a few weirdnesses in the API, though, I'm not sure if you'd like it.
    • I saw it when it was first released and got really excited. The API just doesn’t feel natural, though. It’s almost purely function-based, has this pumping concept which is an obvious use case cast into a weird API shape, and its use of strings as faux operators is at once too much and too little syntactic sugar: because it deals in strings, it requires a lot of noise characters and leaves the user responsible to account for the lack of operator precedence. So the clarity advantage of special sy