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NAME ^

exetype - Change executable subsystem type between "Console" and "Windows"

SYNOPSIS ^

        C:\perl\bin> copy perl.exe guiperl.exe
        C:\perl\bin> exetype guiperl.exe windows

DESCRIPTION ^

This program edits an executable file to indicate which subsystem the operating system must invoke for execution.

You can specify any of the following subsystems:

CONSOLE

The CONSOLE subsystem handles a Win32 character-mode application that use a console supplied by the operating system.

WINDOWS

The WINDOWS subsystem handles an application that does not require a console and creates its own windows, if required.

NATIVE

The NATIVE subsystem handles a Windows NT device driver.

WINDOWSCE

The WINDOWSCE subsystem handles Windows CE consumer electronics applications.

POSIX

The POSIX subsystem handles a POSIX application in Windows NT.

AUTHOR ^

Jan Dubois <jand@activestate.com>

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