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Running perl from autoit

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Am trying to execute perl script from autoit script but its not running. Th command that I have given is...

$rootDir = automation
Run("cmd.exe /" & "C:\" & $rootDir & "\updatesource.pl")

Can someone help please!


Neil

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13 minutes ago, GAM said:

$rootDir = automation

What should this be as this doesn't make much sense?

13 minutes ago, GAM said:

Run("cmd.exe /" & "C:\" & $rootDir & "\updatesource.pl")

Should be something like:

$rootDir = "C:\automation"  ; assuming this is what you need c:\automation
Run(@ComSpec & " /c " & $rootDir & "\updatesource.pl",$rootDir )

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I tried the above statements but did not work. The actual command in CMD looks like...

c:\automation>perl updatesource.pl

 


Neil

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That doesn't look like a command but rather a capture of the command prompt and the command typed...... right?
So just copy that into the run statement:

$rootDir = "C:\automation"
Run(@ComSpec & " /c perl updatesource.pl",$rootDir )

Try changing /c to /k for testing in case of errors/issues so you can read them.

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Correct that the capture of the command prompt


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I tried with "k" to capture the output. The command prompt appears with directory displaying "C:\automation>"

It stops there. The next statement I was expecting was "perl updatesource.pl"


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ok got it....I think that should run as an administrator then it will work. So far cmd is not running as an administrator


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