windows xp command prompt
gerhard.haering at gmx.de
Fri Sep 27 18:23:04 EDT 2002
* mike henley <rsrchstr at hotmail.com> [2002-09-27 15:11 -0700]:
> i have installed the activestate perl, python, tcl, and pragmatic
> programmer's ruby. when i go to the command prompt on windows xp and
> type perl for example... (or python, ruby... etc) i get the following
> 'perl' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
> operable program or batch file.
> in the control panel| system | advanced | environment variables | Path
> i have
> does anyone know what i should do to fix this problem? (apart from the
> obvious of restarting the machine)
Close the console window and open a new one. Only upon starting the
shell, the environment is read.
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