Avatar of Alexandre Takacs
Alexandre Takacs
Flag for Switzerland asked on

PERL script to instanciate windows executable

Hello

I will need so help to create a small Perl script that will get as a parameter a command to execute in a windows shell.

My requirement is that the script should accept two input parameters, the first being the command to execute and the second the parameters to said command.

In other words something like myscript.pl "dir" "*.*" which will in turn do an exec() with the command "dir *.*".

No need to check return value or even command validity.

I guess it's fairly trivial but I'm completely perl un-litterate...

Thanks in advance for your help.
PerlProgramming

Avatar of undefined
Last Comment
Alexandre Takacs

8/22/2022 - Mon
ASKER CERTIFIED SOLUTION
deiaccord

Log in or sign up to see answer
Become an EE member today7-DAY FREE TRIAL
Members can start a 7-Day Free trial then enjoy unlimited access to the platform
Sign up - Free for 7 days
or
Learn why we charge membership fees
We get it - no one likes a content blocker. Take one extra minute and find out why we block content.
Not exactly the question you had in mind?
Sign up for an EE membership and get your own personalized solution. With an EE membership, you can ask unlimited troubleshooting, research, or opinion questions.
ask a question
Alexandre Takacs

ASKER
Hello

thanks - that did the trick

Sorry for delayed response
Experts Exchange is like having an extremely knowledgeable team sitting and waiting for your call. Couldn't do my job half as well as I do without it!
James Murphy