Rev as Front End to Command Line

Ken Ray kray at
Wed Apr 9 13:11:01 EDT 2003

Yup... you could do that. Rev's got the "shell()" function that lets you
send and receive data through the command line.

Ken Ray
Sons of Thunder Software
Email: kray at
Web Site: 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: use-revolution-admin at 
> [mailto:use-revolution-admin at] On Behalf Of Todd Geist
> Sent: Wednesday, April 09, 2003 10:37 AM
> To: use-revolution at
> Subject: Rev as Front End to Command Line
> I have a very general question.  I know almost nothing about Rev's 
> capabilites.
> I would like to create a UI to a database server that runs on Linux, 
> MacOSX and Windows.  All configuration and management is done the 
> through the command line.  I am wondering if Rev could be 
> used to build 
> a UI that could run all the command lines interpret the responses and 
> moves files around on the server. Ideally you could use the app to 
> connect to a remote server or one on the same box.
> We currently have an HTML interface that does all this using perl 
> scripts.  I would love to build a much more polished interface using 
> Rev if it was possible
> Any thoughts?
> Thanks,
> Todd
> _______________________________________________
> use-revolution mailing list
> use-revolution at 
>> revolution

More information about the use-livecode mailing list