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Why doesn't this work?

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If ProcessExists("ventrilo_srv.exe") Then
    Run("C:\Program Files\Ventrilo\Ventrilo.exe -m")
Else
    Run("C:\Program Files\VentSrv\ventrilo_srv.exe")
    Sleep(2000)
    Run("C:\Program Files\Ventrilo\Ventrilo.exe -m")
EndIf

It never starts the server, no matter what.

?

edit: Found this in logs.

20071015 19:12:30 Unable to open configuration file 'ventrilo_srv.ini'.

20071015 19:12:30 ERROR: Unable to read configuration data. Exiting.

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Maybe...

Run("C:\Program Files\VentSrv\ventrilo_srv.exe", @WorkingDir)

Or

Run("C:\Program Files\VentSrv\ventrilo_srv.exe", "C:\Program Files\VentSrv\")

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Maybe...

Run("C:\Program Files\VentSrv\ventrilo_srv.exe", @WorkingDir)

Or

Run("C:\Program Files\VentSrv\ventrilo_srv.exe", "C:\Program Files\VentSrv\")

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The bolded worked, @WorkingDir did not. Why?


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The bolded worked, @WorkingDir did not. Why?

Heck, I don't know...

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Glad we got it working!!!

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The bolded worked, @WorkingDir did not. Why?

I guess the script isn't located in the ventrilo_srv.exe program directory and that prgram seems to require the workdir to be the program dir..... :)

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I guess the script isn't located in the ventrilo_srv.exe program directory and that prgram seems to require the workdir to be the program dir..... :)

Ah...So, to Run() something, you have to have the .exe in the directory of the program you want to Run?


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Ah...So, to Run() something, you have to have the .exe in the directory of the program you want to Run?

No, but when your script is located in a different directory and the program you launch needs the workingdir set to the program dir you havbe to specify the second parameter on the Run() or RunWait() statement...

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Think of it as if you were typing a command at the dos prompt. If you are in the root of c:\ and try to launch photoshop.exe it will return file not found.

If you try to launch explorer.exe or notepad.exe they will come right up because the Windows and Windows\System32 folders are harcoded into the Windows Environment Variable "Path"

In Windows XP:

Right-click My Computer

Click the Advanced tab

Click the Environment Variables button

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