Using open process instead of shell

Mark Wieder ahsoftware at sonic.net
Sun Dec 24 18:30:01 EST 2017


On 12/24/2017 02:05 PM, Stephen Barncard via use-livecode wrote:

> ​ Does someone out there have a clear example of what I am looking for,
> using a UNIX  executable  through *open process​ *?
> 
> 1.    call the function  with parameters
> 2.     allow livecode scripts to continue
> 3.     continuously monitor and display data returned by that function
> 
> 
>   thank you all so much for any and all information,

check out the openProcesses function to see what's still in play
here's an example from the 'close process' doc:

close process myProcess
wait until myProcess is not among the lines of the openProcesses
open process myProcess


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  Mark Wieder
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