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exec does not behave in the same way on Windows and UNIX, so it might be better to use system instead, which is similar on both (although there are still a few differences).

Although the latest ksh93 versions exec on the last statement within a script, I don't think that bash does.

One other thing to be aware of, environment variables on UNIX are case sensitive but on Windows are not - that can catch you out.

In reply to Re^2: Convert Shell script to Perl by cdarke
in thread Convert Shell script to Perl by akrrs7

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