Required: shell scripting wizard!

Björnke von Gierke bvg at
Sat Jan 15 11:16:27 EST 2011

does the relaunch message not work on command line apps in windows?

On 14 Jan 2011, at 21:31, David Bovill wrote:

> Hmmm... I wander if simply polling for an environmental variable change will
> work. In the current case I know that LiveCode is open - I just want the
> external command line program to redirect the browser call back to Livecode
> and not open up another browser.
> On 14 January 2011 16:11, Mike Bonner <bonnmike at> wrote:
>> Ah. Maybe a plugin thats set to start with LC that listens to a socket?  Or
>> checks an env variable ever so often, or a file for changes, or a
>> combination of these such as hit a listening port in your plugin and check
>> a
>> file/var whatever.
>> As for the multiple instances problem, if you go with the plugin route,
>> could have it create a tmp file to indicate running status, delete it on
>> close so you know whether to start up rev or not.
> NB - on OSX you use "launch" rather than "start"....
> Makes me think though is there any way to have a compiled Livecode app act
> as a cli?
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