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hpr3740 :: Batch File Variables; Nested Batch Files

More on DOS. This time it is using variables in batch files, and nesting batch files.

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Tags: DOS, early PC computing, batch files, variables, nesting.
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Part of the series: DOS

DOS is a general acronym for "Disk Operating System", though it came to refer to the operating system used in the IBM PC, particularly Microsoft's MS-DOS.

This final episode of the DOS series continues the look at batch files by first looking at how you can use variables in writing your batch files. Then we look at how batch files can be nested, that is, how one batch file can call another batch file, thus chaining batch files together.

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Comment #1 posted on 2022-09-01T02:29:02Z by Hipernike

Forkbomb

Thank you very much Ahuka for this interesting serie. I really enjoyed learning about this old OS.

Also I wanted to add that you can use call command to create a forkbomb, using a file like this:
@echo off
:top
call %0
goto top

Comment #2 posted on 2022-09-01T19:50:13Z by Kevin O'Brien

You are most welcome

I'm glad you liked it. It sems that people enjoy this series for the most part.

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