Reacting to shell commands?
revlist at azurevision.co.uk
Tue Oct 17 07:56:24 CDT 2006
On 17 Oct 2006, at 13:49, Mark Schonewille wrote:
> Hi Ian,
> When you launch a standalone from the command line, you can submit
> parameters with the command. These parameters are in variables $1,
> $2,... $n.
Where would these parameters be handled in the standalone? Digging
through the docs, relaunch seemed to be the only route, meaning the
app gets launched and then in a second step the filepath etc. would
be passed through.
> The relaunch command is a good option. I'm about to do this myself
> but haven't done so yet. It would be nice to trick Revolution to
> make it think that a second instance of the standalone was launched
> while in reality the command line was used, but I don't know if
> this is possible.
> If you want to communicate between standalones, you could use sockets.
It's going to be communication between my app and a third-party app,
presumably Visual Studio as it's Windows-only.
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