Any way to launch shell in Mac OS 10.0.4?

Ken Ray kray at
Sat Dec 7 23:14:00 EST 2002

Rev 2 will have that ability, as it leverages the shell() function from
MetaCard. I can't remember if 1.1.1 has a fully functional shell command for
OS X, but if it does, you can use that. (Or wait for 2.0, which WILL have
this ability.)

Ken Ray
Sons of Thunder Software
Email: kray at
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----- Original Message -----
From: <RGould8 at>
To: <use-revolution at>
Sent: Saturday, December 07, 2002 9:23 AM
Subject: Any way to launch shell in Mac OS 10.0.4?

> I've got a Mac OS 8/9/X app that I've written for a client that works,
> in Mac OS 10.0.4.  This project is for an ISP that insists that it work on
> all versions of OS X, even this version, which I've been telling them no
> uses, but that doesn't seem to matter to the client - - - they just want
> working.  I need to launch a unix command and grep the results and pass it
> back to Revolution.  Is this possible with OS 10.0.4?  Applescript doesn't
> appear to have a working do shell method for that version of the OS.

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