Windowless Perl

Chris Wagner
Mon Jun 10 20:13:00 GMT 2019

On 2019-06-10 3:24 pm, Achim Gratz wrote:
> Chris Wagner writes:
>> Perl maintainers, I was wondering why the Cygwin Perl distribution
>> does not contain a windowless Perl executable, wperl.exe.
> Because nobody needs it?
>> Directly executing the standard perl.exe from Windows causes a command
>> console to pop up.  I've had it before in other distros but it would
>> be super handy to execute completely headless Perl scripts with Cygwin
>> access.
> That's what "run" is for, actually.

Well I would have a good use for it.

I didn't know about run, thanks for the tip.  However when I use it to 
launch something from the Start Menu Run command, it still pops open a 
terminal window of some kind for a fraction of a second.  I'm on Windows 


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