Make a command line software with Revolution

Andre Garzia soapdog at mac.com
Mon Nov 14 13:54:23 EST 2005


On Nov 14, 2005, at 4:46 PM, Girard Damien wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> I wan't to make some very useful tool under linux, and I wan't to  
> use my
> favorite IDE called Revolution.
>
> But I have got some problems :
> - How can I pause my software until the user hasen't pressed the  
> return
> key ? (for example: "your name (press return for validate):")
> - How can I run an another software into revolution and return  
> messages
> that send the software. (for exemple: when I install a rpm package  
> (rpm
> -ivh), there is a progress bar and a percentage, how can I get these
> informations and returns them directly to the user.).

Girard,

check in your docs for STDIN and STDOUT. this will enable you to read  
and write to console, also "open process" will be your friend if you  
want to fiddle with proccesses.

:D

cheers
andre



>
> Regards,
>
> Girard Damien
> Email: dam-pro.girard at laposte.net
>
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