Manual page for run(1F)
run - run an executable
[g-s] [-e] [-n] [-t string] program
The grun function runs program,
variable to find it.
when program has completed,
the user is prompted
(Press ENTER to continue:),
before being returned to FMLI.
The argument program is a system executable followed by its
options (if any).
is specified the user will be prompted before returning
to FMLI only if there is an error condition
is specified the user will never be prompted before returning to FMLI
(useful for programs like
, in which the user must do
some specific action to exit in the first place).
option means "silent",
implying that the screen will not have to be repainted
Note that the
option should only be used when
does not write to the terminal.
In addition, when
cannot be interrupted,
even if it recognizes interrupts.
is the name this process will have
in the pop-up menu generated by the
This feature requires the executable
to suspend the
process and return to the FMLI application.
Here is a menu that uses grun:
gmenu="Edit special System files"
action=`run -e vi /etc/passwd`
action=`run -e vi /etc/group`
action=`run -n vi $HOME/.profile`
Created by unroff & hp-tools.
© by Hans-Peter Bischof. All Rights Reserved (1997).
Last modified 21/April/97