[REBOL] Re: call/output to string bug in Windows
From: greggirwin:mindspring at: 28-Feb-2003 12:51
TB>> But how to use this to do a shell command, WITH output to a string! ??
GS> I think there's no easy way; maybe on NT you could send the output
GS> to a pipe and get it back on REBOL; in general you could send the
GS> output to a temporary file and read it back. I don't know if this
GS> is easy to do with ShellExecute, surely there has to be a way to
GS> do it.
I don't know if there's an easy way as I haven't played with it, but
the harder way would be to use CreateProcess, CreatePipe, and
WaitFor[Single?]Object and do all the work of reading pipes yourself.
Should be possible, but maybe more than a few lines of code.