From: Fergal Daly (fergal at domain esatclear.ie)
Date: Mon 15 May 2000 - 23:02:08 IST
At 14:58 15/05/00, Donncha O Caoimh wrote:
>Slightly off-topic but bothersome nonetheless.
>I have some perl scripts on a Linux box that would benefit from being
>run by Windows users because they wouldn't need to bother me
>Has anyone managed to script a telnet session in Windows? All I need is
>for a mouse click to open a telnet session to the remote box, login and
>run the script and exit again.
>It's out of the question putting Perl on those machines, they're only
>Win98 boxes after all!
I don't understand that last remark, a program I wrote (approx 20,000 lines
+ GUI) and is running on of plenty of 95, 98 and NT boxes some of them are
things like P166s. Activestate do a nice windows perl package
(www.activestate.com) which you can even install it to a shared drive and
it works happily.
If you want code for wrapping a perl script in a simple (cross-platform)
GUI, I can supply,
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