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Re: running exe files of windows with pearl

by tokpela (Chaplain)
on Aug 13, 2009 at 14:41 UTC ( #788314=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to running exe files of windows with pearl

Yes, you can run them through the system command

use strict; use warnings; my @commands; push(@commands, ['dir', '*.*', '/ad', '>', 'file1.txt']); push(@commands, ['dir', '*.*', '>', 'file2.txt']); push(@commands, ['dir', '*.*', '/b', '>', 'file3.txt']); foreach (@commands) { my $command = $_; system(@$command); if ($? == -1) { print "[Error] Failed to execute: [$!]\n"; } elsif ($? & 127) { printf "[Error] Child died with signal %d, %s coredump\n", ($? + & 127), ($? & 128) ? 'with' : 'without'; } else { printf "Child exited with value %d\n", $? >> 8; } } print "Done\n";

I've created an example script for you to start to work from and you can add your own commands once you have tested this initial script to get it working.

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Re^2: running exe files of windows with pearl
by perlprint (Initiate) on Aug 14, 2009 at 08:56 UTC
    hey can u be more specific..... the exact command that i wanted to do is dis ...updatemanager -p:A114AB03727147FDB8C2EBAAE3967504 -appId:UAC_2_1 -glfv -c:hfnetchk6b.xml -f:C:\Shavlik\datafiles\ command prompt....can u just tell me how to do it..also i have to wait for the message,after the execution of above.. to be displayed in commandprompt and start one more command like dis...pls help me out

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