[Israel.pm] qx{} silently fails

Shmuel Fomberg semuelf at 012.net.il
Sun Jun 1 12:29:43 PDT 2008


Hi All.

I was trying to compile some C code from Perl, using MS-VS-2003.
So I did something like:
$x = `c:\\progr... long path...\\bin\\cl.exe params..`;
it actually complained, (didn't like the spaces) so I did:
$x = `"c:\\progr... long path...\\bin\\cl.exe" params..`;
and it did not complained. actually, it did nothing. silently failed.

Help?
Shmuel.



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