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Re^6: executing a .bat or .exe from within perl script ??

by Corion (Pope)
on Aug 21, 2017 at 08:22 UTC ( #1197722=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^5: executing a .bat or .exe from within perl script ??
in thread executing a .bat or .exe from within perl script ??

If you do not want to wait for the exe program to finish, you can use the Windows-specific form of system (see perlport):

system( 1, "C:\\Path\\to\\that.exe" ) == 0 or warn "Couldn't launch program: $^E";

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