[Lazarus] How can a program executing a command via TProcess detect an input prompt and create a graphical dialog for the input?
DrDiettrich1 at aol.com
Thu Jan 3 06:22:40 CET 2013
Mark Morgan Lloyd schrieb:
> Considering the particular case of SSH, I think there's a related daemon
> which can detect whether sshd is asking for a passphrase and present a
> dialog(ue). I've not used it, and can't remember the extent to which it
> e.g. worked across networked systems.
Doesn't ssh have according parameters, so that it must not ask the user?
> I think the question needs to be clarified: would the requirement be
> better served by (a) finding some way for an alternative daemon or API
> to display the prompt or (b) investigating how to hook the TProcess
> child's request for input.
I'd write a new GUI around the worker code, so that ssh (or whatsoever)
can be used as a library in every program. I did this already for tools
like gzip, so that these can be used in my own console or GUI programs.
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