At 12:59 PM 5/3/2001 -0400, Joe Brown wrote:
>echo typically is not a program.
>It is a command in the CMD.exe or COMMAND.com programs.
>$output=exec("cmd -c echo hello"); //should produce the desired effect.
>Why piping output to a file changes this fact, is beyond me.
The definition of exec() is that it uses popen() which starts a shell
automatically. Anyway, the problem was very Windows specific and doesn't
have anything to do with the syntax he used.
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