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How do I execute a Perl script and returns the value as string?

Hi, I'm trying to build an application using the Eclipse 2.0.0 with Blackberry SDK 7.1 Plug-in. Currently I'm testing it on simulator 9900 version 7.1.0.523. I need to use Perl language to acess the biological database and returns raw data as string without having to write a longer program using java.

In a stand alone Java SDK, I can use the line:  

 

Process p = Runtime.getRuntime().exec("perl script.pl")

 

but when I tried to use it on the IDE for a Blackberry project, the project won't compile. It says:

The method exec(String) is undefined for the type Runtime

 

Hopes someone can show me the correct syntex to use, but if no class is available, coul