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Re: Two operating systems.

by samtregar (Abbot)
on Feb 16, 2009 at 18:15 UTC ( [id://744164] : note . print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Two operating systems.

I wrote an article about doing something similar with Perl and VMWare (which has a Perl API) to build a test farm for the Krang project. Check it out here, might give you some ideas:

http://www.ddj.com/web-development/184416172

Another option to consider is Wine - you could potentially run your Windows program in an emulated environment. I've seen that work successfully to run a Windows-only geo-coder under Linux.

-sam

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Re^2: Two operating systems.
by rgb96 (Acolyte) on Feb 16, 2009 at 20:12 UTC
    I had thought about WINE, but WINE doesn't seem to support it, which doesn't surprise me. Thanks for the suggestions, I'll check out that link.