Executing shell commands (OS X)

hershbp at verizon.net hershbp at verizon.net
Tue Jul 6 23:26:03 CDT 2004


While we are at it , I'd like to execute a shell command
" shell(/usr/local/bin/postmaster -D /usr/local/pgsql/data -i)"
how would it work.
or at the same time
"su - postgres" and then it should put a password, and the to continue 
the above command ?
Thanks.

On Tuesday, July 6, 2004, at 12:17 AM, Andre Garzia wrote:

>
> On Jul 6, 2004, at 12:46 AM, James Cass wrote:
>
>> Andre -
>>
>> As an alternative solution, one could use multiple shell commands 
>> separated by a semi-colon:
>>
>> get shell("cd /etc/ ; ls")
>>
>> Cheers...James
>
> James,
>
> I keep forgeting about semicolons... I have nightmares with them, they 
> remember me of my past... programming in C.... irgh! :D
>
> cheers (thanks for the tip!)
> Andre
>
>
>>
>>
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