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Re: Launching multiple programs from Perl script

by Anonymous Monk
on Nov 06, 2012 at 15:55 UTC ( #1002508=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

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Re^2: Launching multiple programs from Perl script
by Shawrich (Initiate) on Nov 06, 2012 at 16:45 UTC

    Proc::Background does not appear to like spaces in the file name. However, I found another post on this and it resolved my issue with the spaces. Re: Proc::Background does not take file path with spaces

    And here's the final, working code example for anyone else who comes along.
    foreach ( keys %bridges ) { if ( $bridges{$_} ) { my $cmdStr = Win32::GetShortPathName("C:\\Some Path\\$_\\Some +File.exe"); my $proc1 = Proc::Background->new($cmdStr); } }

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