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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Dec 2004

    Unanswered: shell commands without emulator?

    Is there a way, for example, for a vb program to send shell commands to a unix box directly, without a emulator intermediary? All I want to do is kick off a script and wait for text results to be returned but don't want to use an emulator if possible.



  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2004


    you can use the shell command to send what ever you can send in a command line prompt but it works asyncroneously. Though you can store the pid in a variable and then check (with a timer maybe) if the process still running.
    to err is human ; to really mess things up requires a computer

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