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How to spawn a TCL script

How to spawn a TCL script

(OP)
I would like my main TCL script to execute another TCL script file in a new dos window (i.e it should launch a new dos window). Or spawn a new process which is independent of the main script, i.e if the main process is killed the spawned process should continue.
eg "exec start tclsh84.exe MyScript.tcl" gives an error.
But "exec tclsh84.exe MyScript.tcl" works but stops when main script is killed.

RE: How to spawn a TCL script

Hi

As far I remember you need to call cmd :

CODE

exec cmd /c tclsh84.exe MyScript.tcl
I am not sure about /c, if not works as desired try /k too. If that will block exec, then add start, but after cmd :

CODE

exec cmd /c start tclsh84.exe MyScript.tcl
Sorry, I you can see, my Windows related experience is not fresh.

Feherke.

RE: How to spawn a TCL script

(OP)
Thanks Feherke, that worked great. I have spent weeks looking for that answer on the net. next time I will come straight to tek-tips :)). Thanks again for your input.

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