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Re^4: Backgrounding a scheduled task

by beretboy (Chaplain)
on Aug 05, 2006 at 22:24 UTC ( #565824=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: Backgrounding a scheduled task
in thread Backgrounding a scheduled task

Not silly at all, but no, that is not the problem, I've tried it with the full path and tested it on the command line.


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[thezip]: Is there an analogy for '&' (ie. run commandline process in background) for Windows commandline?
[Corion]: thezip: start "some title" path\to\that\ application, but that will open another console window
[Corion]: thezip: If you want to confuse your users, use system(1, "that\\command" );, which will make Perl launch it in the background
[Corion]: That will keep the console window open even though the user can't type into it anymore

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