Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Clear questions and runnable code
get the best and fastest answer

Re: IPC::Run on WindowsXP/Windows Server 2003?

by pKai (Priest)
on Jun 07, 2008 at 16:32 UTC ( #690846=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to IPC::Run on WindowsXP/Windows Server 2003?

I have no access to Win2k3 at the moment, but your WinXP should have a

On my XP here:

D:\temp>perl -e "print grep {-f $_.'/'} split /;/,$ENV{PATH +}" C:\WINDOWS\system32

Microsoft advises to "repair" your XP under such circumstances (KB324767).

But as noted elsewhere in this thread: cmd.exe should be called by IPC::Run. Or even better $ENV{COMSPEC} maybe, which points to the primary "shell" used by an MS-OS since MS-DOS times.

Log In?

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://690846]
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others scrutinizing the Monastery: (4)
As of 2016-08-28 05:39 GMT
Find Nodes?
    Voting Booth?
    The best thing I ever won in a lottery was:

    Results (390 votes). Check out past polls.