running command-line programs from rev
dvk at dvkconsult.com.au
Sun Oct 13 05:11:00 CDT 2002
On Sunday, Oct 13, 2002, at 17:08 Australia/Sydney, Gareth Jones wrote:
> Thanks for the quick reply. I'll look into that one :-)
Jan has jumped the gun slightly. You will have a problem if you are
using 1.1.1. Shell commands in OS X are not supported before 1.5A7. You
should be OK on this soon.
>> --- Gareth Jones <gslj at intergate.ca> wrote:
>>> Hello, everyone
>>> I've been reading about a command-line program that
>>> Apple included
>>> with OS X called "ditto." It has all the
>>> capabilities needed for a
>>> nice backup program. Revolution, on the other hand,
>>> has all the GUI
>>> needed to make a nice front end for it. Is there
>>> some way to send a
>>> command from Revolution to a command-line program
>>> like ditto?
>>> -Gareth Jones
>> Hi Gareth,
>> Check out the 'shell' function in the Transcript
>> dictionary. This allows you to send command line
>> instructions. Example:
>> get shell("ls -l -a")
>> Should get you a directory listing, much like the
>> "list" view in the Finder, even listing the hidden
>> files (starting with a period).
>> Hope this helped,
>> Jan Schenkel.
>> "As we grow older, we grow both wiser and more foolish at the same
>> time." (La Rochefoucauld)
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