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supressing console with perl2exe and backticks

by Eradicatore (Monk)
on Oct 30, 2006 at 04:06 UTC ( #581191=snippet: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
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Just thought I would post this, since it took me a while to figure out. I wanted to use perl2exe to create a perl windows exe that I could drag files onto. That's simple enough. Then I wanted to use perl/tk for the gui, and turn off the console. again, this is easy with the "-gui" option to perl2exe.

But then I wanted to use backticks to run a command and NOT have it show up a seperate window each time I ran a command (in this case metaflac.exe).

I finally found the answer here:

http://support.activestate.com/faq/suppress-console-windows-

Justin Eltoft

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Edited by planetscape - moved the main description text out of the signature block

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BEGIN {
    Win32::SetChildShowWindow(0) if defined &Win32::SetChildShowWindow
+;
}
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