Shell argv

JB sundown at pacifier.com
Mon May 8 12:21:29 EDT 2017


Thanks Bob.

I did that before I sent the message and searched
a lot on the web.  It looks to me like I am entering
everything properly.  I will not that the file takes a
full path and I did not show a full path but I always
used a full path.  Maybe I will try compiling with
gcc sometime to see if that works.

JB


> On May 8, 2017, at 8:32 AM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> try man open in the terminal. That should tell you what the arguments to the open command are. 
> 
> Bob S
> 
> 
>> On May 6, 2017, at 18:46 , JB via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>> 
>> To use a shell command it needs to work from
>> the terminal.  I am using OS X  10.11.6 and if
>> I try to open a Xcode c build named my_file I
>> type in the terminal,
>> 
>> open my_file
>> 
>> and the file my_file will open.
>> 
>> I want to pass arguments to argv but the never
>> get passed.  I have tried the following;
>> 
>> open my_file —args arg1
>> 
>> The argument never gets passed.  Does anyone
>> know how to pass arguments to argv from the
>> terminal when open a file so I can use the script
>> from a shell command?
>> 
>> JB
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
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