[lazarus] IPC question...
nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Fri May 2 06:06:51 EDT 2003
On Fri, 2 May 2003 12:21:52 +0200 (CEST)
marcov at stack.nl (Marco van de Voort) wrote:
> > I'm in the process of migrating some Linux shell scripts I've written
> > into Lazarus... but I'm trying to figure out an efficient way of
> > redirecting the I/O of external programs like mkisofs, md5sum and a few
> > others without having to create a bunch of temporary disk files?
> > In bash you can launch and redirect the output of "externalprogram" to
> > THEVAR with:
> > THEVAR="`externalprogram`"
> > In perl it's:
> > @output = `externalprogram`;
> > In python, via the "os" module:
> > README = os.popen('externalprogram', 'r')
> > Is there a way to do this in Object Pascal under Linux... or is using a
> > temporary text file the best approach?
> Linux unit, popen, assignpipe etc, check the text and the examples.
> This works under *BSD too, but only since 1.0.6 or so.
What about TProcess?
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