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NAME ^

Alien::BatToExeConverter - Convert a DOS Batch Script to an Executable

SYNOPSIS ^

  # Convert a batch script to an executable that won't show a DOS box
  Alien::BatToExeConverter::bat2exe(
      bat => 'C:\strawberry\perl\bin\foo.bat',
      exe => 'C:\strawberry\perl\bin\foo.exe',
  );

DESCRIPTION ^

Bat_To_Exe_Converter.exe is a nice little Windows Freeware program, built from open source elements, that will take a batch script and convert it into an executable (both as a command-line form, and as a GUI form).

FUNCTIONS ^

bat2exe_path

The bat2exe function is used to locate the Bat_To_Exe_Converter.exe tool on the host. The Alien module will look in the local binary search path, and then if a local version can't be found, it will instead return the path to a bundled version.

bat2exe

  # Convert a batch script to an executable that will have an icon,
  # won't show a DOS box, and will suppress to the command line.
  Alien::BatToExeConverter::bat2exe(
      bat => 'C:\strawberry\perl\bin\foo.bat',
      exe => 'C:\strawberry\perl\bin\foo.exe',
      ico => 'C:\strawberry\perl\bin\foo.ico',
      dos => 0,
  );

The bat2exe function is used to execute Bat_To_Exe_Converter.exe and generate an executable from the batch script. It takes a series of named params, returning true on success or throwing an exception on failure. The default settings are intended to produce an .exe script for launching a GUI application.

The compulsory bat param should be the name of the source batch script.

The compulsory exe param should be the path to white the executable to, and must NOT already exist.

The optional ico param will bind an icon to the executable.

The optional dos param will indicate that the executable is intended for the command line. If not supplied, STDOUT and STDERR will be supressed and a "DOS box" will not be shown on execution.

SUPPORT ^

Bugs should be submitted via the CPAN bug tracker, located at

http://rt.cpan.org/NoAuth/ReportBug.html?Queue=Alien-BatToExeConverter

For general comments, contact the author.

AUTHOR ^

Adam Kennedy <adamk@cpan.org>

COPYRIGHT ^

Alien::BatToExeConverter Copyright 2009 Adam Kennedy.

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

The full text of the license can be found in the LICENSE file included with this module.

Bat_To_Exe_Converter.exe Copyright 2006 - 2009 Fatih Kodak.

In order to use this program, you must read and agree with this license agreement.

You may not translate, reverse program, disassemble, decompile or otherwise reverse engineer this program.

No warranty. The software is licensed to you "as is" and without any warranty.

If you do not agree with this agreement, please do not use this software.

Flat Assembler Copyright 1999 - 2007 Tomasz Grysztar. All rights reserved.

This program is free for commercial and non-commercial use as long as the following conditions are adhered to.

Copyright remains Tomasz Grysztar, and as such any Copyright notices in the code are not to be removed.

Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:

1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer. 2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.

THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS "AS IS" AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE REGENTS OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.

The licence and distribution terms for any publically available version or derivative of this code cannot be changed. i.e. this code cannot simply be copied and put under another distribution licence (including the GNU Public Licence).

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