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Old 06-07-2011
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Hi i wanted to know if any one can give me an example on how to launch a windows program in a perl script. I wanted to open the nmap software on my computer with a perl script, i heard this can be done with the system function. Would the function be in this format:
$text = ("Windows/system32>nmap");
$program = system("vi $text");
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Old 06-07-2011
executing external commands | Perl HowTo

#-- calling 'command' with arguments
system("command arg1 arg2 arg3");

#-- better way of calling the same command
system("command", "arg1", "arg2", "arg3");
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