Executing shell commands (OS X)

Kaveh Bazargan kaveh at focalimage.com
Tue Jul 6 02:15:05 CDT 2004


At 11:46 pm -0400 5/7/04, James Cass wrote:
>Andre -
>
>As an alternative solution, one could use multiple shell commands
>separated by a semi-colon:
>
>get shell("cd /etc/ ; ls")

This works great. Thanks to all for informative replies. Nice thing is that
this solution is completely portable.

Now one of the advantages of using terminal was that I could see the
progress in the terminal, and also I could see when the process was
completed. So:

- Is there a way of knowing when the process is over? For example have a
button change color when the process is finished.

- Suppose I wanted to see the progress, as in a Terminal window. Can I see
this in a window in Revolution? If not, any hints as to how I could use
terminal more elegantly?
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