Launching a cli server as background process in OSX

Matthias Rebbe matthias_livecode_150811 at
Wed Jul 31 11:53:27 EDT 2019


what about using "open process" instead of using shell()? 
Does that work?


Matthias Rebbe

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> Am 31.07.2019 um 17:24 schrieb David Bovill via use-livecode <use-livecode at <mailto:use-livecode at>>:
> I have a server that I would like launch from Livecode. I've tried shell(),
> launch, open process, and then creatign bash scripts ending with "&" or
> using screen... no joy so far...
> In the terminal I run:
> hugo server
> and a little go server runs and does it's magic. But try as I can nothing I
> do let's me launch the server from Livecode - without the script waiting
> for the never ending process to end and interface freezing.
> Was about to launch into the world of tmux, or trying Applescript :( Any
> ideas?
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