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Re: Strange "There is not enough space on the disk" error (Win32)

by bibo (Pilgrim)
on Mar 29, 2005 at 05:18 UTC ( #443044=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Strange "There is not enough space on the disk" error (Win32)

Hi

Some info about what distro of perl you have installed would be helpful.

FYI, On my machine, if I did "perl simple.pl" I saw the dir listing. However, if I did "simple.pl" I got nothing, and eventually the windows "file association applet" appeared, asking me how to associate this command with a known application.

I'm guessing if you dig a bit into the docs for your distro, you will find out how they set up this file association, and perhaps give you a clue how to fix it. I see the DOS commands "ftype" and "assoc" may also be helpful in tracking this down.

Naturally, down deep, this is likely a Registry Thing, but hopefully you won't have to dig that far to fix this.

--b

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Re^2: Strange "There is not enough space on the disk" error (Win32)
by bgreenlee (Friar) on Mar 29, 2005 at 06:59 UTC

    ActivePerl 5.8.6.811, on Windows XP. The file association isn't an issue; when installing ActivePerl I told it to go ahead and set up the .pl association for me. It certainly runs--when I just type "test.pl", I get my directory listing as expected. It's only when trying to redirect that output to a file that I run into problems.

    -b

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