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Re: Executing Windows commands using backtick

by hdb (Prior)
on Apr 22, 2013 at 12:17 UTC ( #1029856=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Executing Windows commands using backtick

Does this not mean you cannot execute the same command from the command line either? Or how do you do it?

Can your Windows command read from file instead? You could create a temp file in Perl that the command will read from.

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Re^2: Executing Windows commands using backtick
by marincdyer (Initiate) on Apr 23, 2013 at 13:33 UTC

    It transpires that you are probably right. It appears that if you place all of the parameters into a parameter file with a UTF-8 BOM then the utility will accept the request from the parmfile.

    Perfect! Job's a good 'un


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