shell() and sudo

Jeanne A. E. DeVoto jeanne at
Mon May 19 02:09:02 EDT 2003

At 9:40PM -0700 5/18/03, Alex Rice wrote:
>Rolf, I have learned that the open process command is not yet
>implemented correctly on OS X. This is alluded to in the documentation
>in 2.0 rc1, but it's very unclear.
>On OS X systems, you can use the open process command to start up an
>application, but not a Unix process. To work with a Unix process, use
>the shell function instead.
>Support for using the open process command on OS X systems was added in
>version 2.0.

Can you give me an idea of how this could more clearly express this? Thanks.

Jeanne A. E. DeVoto ~ jeanne at
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