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I am having trouble with the "start" command.

Here is the contents of the PERL5SHELL environment variable:

c:\>echo %PERL5SHELL% cmd.exe /c
Calling the "dir" command works fine:
c:\>perl -e "system(\"dir\")" Datenträger in Laufwerk C: ist SYSTEM Volumeseriennummer: CA02-1E1F Verzeichnis von c:\ 03.08.2012 14:24 <DIR> cygwin 09.10.2012 18:01 <DIR> Daten ... 10.10.2012 08:59 <DIR> Windows 2 Datei(en), 15.460 Bytes 15 Verzeichnis(se), 144.527.847.424 Bytes frei
Calling "start dir" from Perl does not work:
c:\>perl -e "system(\"start dir\")" start: dir: Das System kann die angegebene Datei nicht finden.
Calling "start dir" directly opens a new window with the output from above:
c:\>start dir
Any idea what might cause this behaviour??



In reply to Re^3: Windows start /min by Anonymous Monk
in thread Windows start /min by bdungy

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