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Re: Windows quoting

by pc88mxer (Vicar)
on Jul 21, 2008 at 14:19 UTC ( #699051=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Windows quoting

Instead of trying to quote $some_argument, can you pass it as an argument?

system("x.bat", $some_argument);
and then reference it in your batch script as %1 (or however batch scripts do this.)

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Re^2: Windows quoting
by rovf (Priest) on Jul 22, 2008 at 08:19 UTC
    Instead of trying to quote $some_argument, can you pass it as an argument?

    No, because I do not call the batch file. A different process on a different machine calls the batch file, and it expects only a batch file, which will be invoked without parameters.

    Ronald Fischer <>

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