Rev as Front End to Command Line

Ken Ray kray at sonsothunder.com
Wed Apr 9 13:11:01 CDT 2003


Yup... you could do that. Rev's got the "shell()" function that lets you
send and receive data through the command line.

Ken Ray
Sons of Thunder Software
Email: kray at sonsothunder.com
Web Site: http://www.sonsothunder.com/ 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: use-revolution-admin at lists.runrev.com 
> [mailto:use-revolution-admin at lists.runrev.com] On Behalf Of Todd Geist
> Sent: Wednesday, April 09, 2003 10:37 AM
> To: use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
> Subject: Rev as Front End to Command Line
> 
> 
> I have a very general question.  I know almost nothing about Rev's 
> capabilites.
> 
> I would like to create a UI to a database server that runs on Linux, 
> MacOSX and Windows.  All configuration and management is done the 
> through the command line.  I am wondering if Rev could be 
> used to build 
> a UI that could run all the command lines interpret the responses and 
> moves files around on the server. Ideally you could use the app to 
> connect to a remote server or one on the same box.
> 
> We currently have an HTML interface that does all this using perl 
> scripts.  I would love to build a much more polished interface using 
> Rev if it was possible
> 
> Any thoughts?
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Todd
> 
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