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Function 'system' nasty behaviour in Cygwin Perl/Tk

by jesuashok (Curate)
on Jan 31, 2006 at 02:34 UTC ( [id://526642] : perlquestion . print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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Re: Function 'system' nasty behaviour in Cygwin Perl/Tk
by liverpole (Monsignor) on Oct 06, 2006 at 11:40 UTC
    Posted here on December 28, 2005:
    Hi All, I've recently installed latest x-Cygwin on different PCs and suddenly discovered strange reaction on 'system' function inside Perl/Tk apps. Naturally, console applications running well with this function. Below you can see my snippet code and stuff it prints. FELIX-XP cat #!/usr/bin/perl # Code automatically generated by VPTK_W use strict; use Tk; use Tk::Button; my $mw=MainWindow->new(-title=>'Bug demo'); my $w_Button_001 = $mw -Button ( -background=>'green4', -foreground=>'Yellow', -text=>'Exit', -command=>sub {exit} ) -pack(); my $w_Button_002 = $mw -Button ( -background, 'Yellow', -foreground, 'Black', -command, sub{system('echo Hello'=>'')}, -text, 'Magic 0' ) -pack(); my $w_Button_003 = $mw -Button ( -background, 'Red', -foreground, 'Yellow', -command, sub{system('xterm'=>'')}, -text, 'Magic 1' ) -> pack(); MainLoop;
    and signed with the name Felix, which jesuashok removed:
    Any help/suggestion will be highly appreciated, Felix.

Re: Function 'system' nasty behaviour in Cygwin Perl/Tk
by Baramin (Acolyte) on Feb 01, 2006 at 13:24 UTC
    Most likely a cygwin problem.
    You should try the rebaseall utility in cygwin's rebase package.

    If needed, consider the "-T" option to rebaseall to specify the dlls you'll be using.

    more info HERE