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Re^4: why IPC::Open3 can't execute MS-DOS "dir" command?

by Anonymous Monk
on Dec 07, 2009 at 16:48 UTC ( #811547=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: why IPC::Open3 can't execute MS-DOS "dir" command?
in thread why IPC::Open3 can't execute MS-DOS "dir" command?

Around 2003 MS introduced Windows PowerShell
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Re^5: why IPC::Open3 can't execute MS-DOS "dir" command?
by afoken (Abbot) on Dec 07, 2009 at 16:54 UTC

    Yet another shell, available only for XP and newer, not installed by default until Windows 7, and it can't and doesn't solve the problem of the single command line string passed to the invoked program. Plus, it depends on the huge .NET runtime libraries.

    So, how does WPS help here?

    Alexander

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    Today I will gladly share my knowledge and experience, for there are no sweeter words than "I told you so". ;-)

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