Simple Getopt::Long Question

Posted on 2005-03-03
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Last Modified: 2010-03-05
use Getopt::Long;

#Get command line parameters
GetOptions("City=s",\$City, "State=s",\$State);

print "City: $City\n";
print "State: $State\n";

If I call this using the following: Test.pl -City Boston -State MA

The output is correct
City: Boston
State: MA


If I use a city with a space for exampe: Test.pl -City New York -State NY

The output only grabs 'new' for the city name.
City: New
State: NY

How can I pass in a string with a space in it on the command line using GetOpt:Long?

Question by:maddhacker24
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Enclose the string on command line within quotes.


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