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Re: lauching a perl script from a .bat
- From: Michael A Chase <mchase at ix dot netcom dot com>
- To: Jeremy Hetzler <jeremyhetzler at earthlink dot net>, Marko Loparic <marko_loparic at yahoo dot com>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2002 13:47:17 -0700 (Pacific Daylight Time)
- Subject: Re: lauching a perl script from a .bat
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- Reply-to: Michael A Chase <mchase at ix dot netcom dot com>
On Tue, 23 Jul 2002 02:01:41 -0700 Jeremy Hetzler <email@example.com> wrote:
> At 10:24 AM 7/22/2002 -0700, Marko Loparic wrote:
> >I have developed a perl script to a remote user who
> >runs Windows. I would like to make an easy
> >cd for him and to allow him to launch to script using
> >a .bat file. I have two basic questions.
> >1) The perl script uses cygwin names like /cygdrive,
> >so I can't launch perl directly from a .bat file. I
> >suppose I have to launch cygwin's bash passing the
> >script as an argument. How do I do this?
> You can run this script fine from a .bat file. However, you will need to
> have Cygwin installed on the machine and adjust the path to include
> perl.exe and cygwin1.dll (i.e. /usr/bin). For this non-interactive use,
> bash need not and should not be involved. It is cygwin1.dll that
> the cygwin-style functionality to perl, not bash.
> Cygpath can convert windows paths to and from cygwin paths, but you
> shouldn't need it here (under cygwin perl, the script should work fine
Also, both cygwin programs and perl scripts can handle windows type paths
in their arguments if you replace '\' with '/'
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