[thelist] Apache: Batch file with input?

Hassan Schroeder hassan at webtuitive.com
Mon Aug 4 13:54:08 CDT 2003

Andrew Seguin wrote:

> Note: DOS Batch is the same principle as *nix shell scripting, but the DOS
> shell is much much weaker then a *nix shell and supports much less.

... and yet another good reason to install Cygwin on your Windows
machine. :-)

Not only do you get real shells (bash, tcsh) but you also get `wish`
and `tclsh`, suitable for creating quick GUI tools much as Frank's
describing, and `expect`, which was created to facilitate scriptable
interaction with other programs.

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