visual studio command line

I am trying to automate a visual studio 2008 build through the command line.  I perform the following actions in a batch file to get the visual studio command line "plug-in" commands to work:

cd c:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\VC
vcvarsall.bat

My problem is that after I run this command, it will not run any further command line arguments from a batch file.  It's odd, because I can manually enter commands after the above lines have run.

I have to have commands following the above commands in a batch file.  Is this possible?  Has anyone ever seen this before?
dchau12Asked:
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NotLogicalCommented:
I presume that your batch file is composed of something like this:

@echo off
cd c:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\VC
vcvarsall.bat
...other steps here...

The following small change should fix this for you:

@echo off
cd c:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\VC
call vcvarsall.bat
...other steps here...

Cheers,

NotLogical
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dchau12Author Commented:
god damnit.  Do you know how much time I spent trying to figure this out?
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