I have an Perl application which starts another Perl application with the code
# path to Perl.exe
$command_a = $cfg_perl_exe;
# Perl.exe and the 2nd Perl application
$command_b = 'perl.exe' . ' "' . $app_dir . $app_name . '"';
$ppc = Win32::Process::Create(
This has worked on a number of PCs with various flavours of windows os until now!
The PC which is failing has a specification of
Operation system Windows XP;
Physical memory – 2GB;
Processor – Intel Pentium dual core 1.6
When I try to start the 2nd application, the Physical Memory graph on the Performance tab of the
Windows Task Manager shows a steady increase in memory usage from about 1.01 GB to 2.6 GB
when the memory drops suddenly back to 1.01 GB with an indication that the 2nd process has
finished (although it has not started fully).
Can anyone tell me why this has failed and how to get the 2nd application to start?
Posts are HTML formatted. Put <p> </p> tags around your paragraphs. Put <code> </code> tags around your code and data!
Read Where should I post X? if you're not absolutely sure you're posting in the right place.
Please read these before you post! —
Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags:
Outside of code tags, you may need to use entities for some characters:
- a, abbr, b, big, blockquote, br, caption, center, col, colgroup, dd, del, div, dl, dt, em, font, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, hr, i, ins, li, ol, p, pre, readmore, small, span, spoiler, strike, strong, sub, sup, table, tbody, td, tfoot, th, thead, tr, tt, u, ul, wbr
Link using PerlMonks shortcuts! What shortcuts can I use for linking?
See Writeup Formatting Tips and other pages linked from there for more info.
| & || & |
| < || < |
| > || > |
| [ || [ |
| ] || ] ||