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CommandPromptPortable: Target directory as parameter

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CommandPromptPortable: Target directory as parameter

In order to be able to use CommandPromptPortable for launching command prompts from within portable 3rd-party Explorer replacements (like FreeCommander) directly into the current working directory, I was slightly changing the CommandPromptPortable launcher source (CommandPromptPortable.nsi). It reads the target directory as parameter now, e.g. running

P:\PortableApps\CommandPromptPortable>CommandPromptPortable.exe X:\foo\bar

would result in X:\foo\bar being the current directory of the command prompt being launched, like


Here's what I changed:

 		IfFileExists "$EXEDIR\Data\Batch\commandprompt.bat" "" LaunchNow

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Perhaps you could help me?

You seem to know what you're doing and I couldn't figure out a way to send you a "private message". Could you please have a look at and give me any suggestions you might have.

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John T. Haller
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I used a modified version of this in the 2.0 release after adding in code to strip double quotes. It works well on Win2K and up.

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