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Perl script to parse Windows LNK files

linuxchimplinuxchimp Posts: 1Member
Hello,

I try to write PERL script in Linux to read Windows LNK files but no success. I search on GOOGLE for such a script, a reference, but have found nothing that furthers me.

Has anyone written script that can read Windows LNK (shortcut) files in Perl already?

regards,

LC

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  • KevinADCKevinADC Posts: 63Member
    : Hello,
    :
    : I try to write PERL script in Linux to read Windows LNK files but no success. I search on GOOGLE for such a script, a reference, but have found nothing that furthers me.
    :
    : Has anyone written script that can read Windows LNK (shortcut) files in Perl already?
    :
    : regards,
    :
    : LC
    :

    what data are you hoping to read from the LNK files? They are binary files but there might be some parseable text in them . Have you looked at the Win32 family of modules? Maybe there is one:

    http://search.cpan.org/search?query=win32&mode=all

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