Getting Rev control back after shell()
alex at tweedly.net
Thu Jan 13 13:47:32 CST 2005
RGould8 at aol.com wrote:
>In a message dated 1/12/05 11:19:29 AM, fde101 at fjrhome.net writes:
>>That works fine in Terminal, but Rev still waits for the command to
>>finish. Quite stupid, really.
>>Under Windows, there is a "start" command that can be jury-rigged to do
>>this. Not sure how to handle it under OS X/*nix (believe me, I've been
>>trying to figure that one out too).
>>Hmmmm, there's just got to be a way around this - - - - how about some sort
>>of unix "start this command 2 seconds from now" type of call, where you'd get
>>the control back in Rev immediately. Is there such a thing?
It's probably doable with something like
create a shell file (mine.sh)
put into it the command you want to run (i.e. mycommand & - note
the & to make this a background task)
Sorry - been too many years since I last did it, and I don't have a Unix
system to play on - but I have a couple of brain cells left that
remember doing some variant of this
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