Re: Using open process instead of shell

2017-12-25 Thread Mike Bonner via use-livecode
had one more thought to make it easier. go back to your original idea of using a shell script but make the script have the format.. #!/bin/sh [your command here] echo "Command Complete" That way, its easy to see when an individual command finishes. In addition, if you use 3 separate files, 1

Re: Using open process instead of shell

2017-12-25 Thread Stephen Barncard via use-livecode
> > > great ideas from Mark Wieder, Mike Bonner, Warren Samples > > ​And Glen Bojsza ! Thanks guys!​ ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription

Re: Using open process instead of shell

2017-12-25 Thread Stephen Barncard via use-livecode
Thank you very much, great ideas from Mark Wieder, Mike Bonner, Warren Samples I will be working with these suggestions for the next couple of days and report back to you guys. sqb -- Stephen Barncard - Sebastopol Ca. USA - mixstream.org On Sun, Dec 24, 2017 at 9:10 PM, Warren Samples via

Re: Using open process instead of shell

2017-12-24 Thread Warren Samples via use-livecode
On 12/24/2017 04:05 PM, Stephen Barncard via use-livecode wrote: All of the commands work great by using the shell command in LC, except for the fact that my app waits until some of the commands have finished. If your concern is bypassing the blocking nature of shell(), then you should be

Re: Using open process instead of shell

2017-12-24 Thread Mike Bonner via use-livecode
IGnore the "with message" part, had a brain freeze. It would be -- open process pdata for text read And then do the -- send "monitorslave pData' to me in 50 millisec -- to start the loop. Just tested on linux. I can start a find process, grab the output of dmesg and cat a file and direct output

Re: Using open process instead of shell

2017-12-24 Thread Mike Bonner via use-livecode
Off the top of my head, untested (no mac available) on executeProcess pData put whereAmI() into a; set the defaultFolder to a -- I'd bipass this --get "file:xprocess.bat" --put pData into URL it open process "file:xprocess.bat" for text write -- this part, if you want to use a

Re: Using open process instead of shell

2017-12-24 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
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

Using open process instead of shell

2017-12-24 Thread Stephen Barncard via use-livecode
Hi gang, I need a little help here. I am creating a Macintosh app on the desktop for my own use. I am making an archive of all the "Spirit of K JAZ" shows by the late Jerry Dean.After the terrestrial radio station went off the air, he and fellow air mate Stan Dunn started streaming the