determining if user has shell access
monte at sweattechnologies.com
Thu Oct 14 04:41:22 EDT 2010
Thanks for your interest.
> I'm a little confused as to what is happening. Is the app locking up?
Yes. The shell function never returns. I have reported it as a bug because it should fail gracefully. But I'd love a workaround or test.
> Or does the function return empty?
> If the latter, then maybe you can test shell with something trivial that always returns something that is not empty. If you get empty, you can't use shell().
I wish it were that easy.
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