starting externel program (win32)

Alves, Carlos Alberto - Coelce calves at
Thu Nov 1 12:26:23 CET 2001

I don't know the details,but I think COM objects could resolve this problem.

Carlos Alberto
COELCE/DPRON-Departamento de Projetos e Obras Norte
Fone: 677- 2228
e-mail: calves at
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From: stojek at [mailto:stojek at]
Sent: Thursday, November 01, 2001 7:28 AM
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Subject: starting externel program (win32)


from a script I want to start an external program (win32). This should
be done in a way that is equivalent to typing the  name and options at
the dos prompt. The program must not be influenced by exiting the

Do I have to use system(), spawnv() or spawnve() or something else? 
Any traps?

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