"shell xyz" in the background OS X

Klaus Major klaus at major-k.de
Wed Aug 20 06:48:48 EDT 2008

Hi Mark,

> Klaus, you might also consider using "open process". This can be  
> useful (depending on the shell command you're using) because you can  
> then set up a non-blocking send in time loop to monitor progress and  
> get the output.

Rigfht now we are just using "ditto" to let the users copy files from  
a to b and back.

But now I can change our code, so the users can work on while copying  
large files,
mainly uncompressed DV video files.

But that's a good idea, will surely archive it!

Thanks, Mark!

> Best,
> Mark


Klaus Major
klaus at major-k.de

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