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Re^3: Proc::Background does not take file path with spaces

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Apr 27, 2012 at 14:11 UTC ( #967641=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Proc::Background does not take file path with spaces
in thread Proc::Background does not take file path with spaces

If you want a zero-length parameter

Hm. Okay, you got me there. Mind you, in 30 years I don't remember ever having used a command that took a "zero length parameter".

Every command I'm aware of that takes a password has an option to supply it. And optional parameters always come at the end.


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Re^4: Proc::Background does not take file path with spaces
by dinasour (Novice) on Apr 28, 2012 at 00:08 UTC
    Hi Guys I end up using the following
    use Win32; $CommandNew = Win32::GetShortPathName("C:\\Program Files (x86)\\vs.exe +"); Proc::Background->new($CommandNew);
    Thanks for looking

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