Windows xp command prompt

I don’t know much about Windows but on Macs, under tcsh, you either
open a new terminal window or type “rehash” after you change
environmental variables to get the shell to recognize the new values.


On Friday, September 27, 2002, at 03:26 PM, mike henley wrote:

i have installed the activestate perl, python, tcl, and pragmatic
programmer’s ruby. when i go to the command prompt on windows xp and
type perl for example… (or python, ruby… etc) i get the following

‘perl’ is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.

in the control panel| system | advanced | environment variables | Path
i have


does anyone know what i should do to fix this problem? (apart from the
obvious of restarting the machine)

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