in reply to Redirection for Perl in Windows 7 fails?

In my experience, you need to add perl at the beginning of the line:

perl pashtoUTF8.txt > charlist.txt

Perhaps a suitable shebang line at the beginning of the script would work as well. As I am lazy I have not tried.

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