[Dev-luatex] os.exec and waiting for process
oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de
Fri Jan 18 08:46:24 CET 2008
On Fri, Jan 18, 2008 at 08:15:26AM +0100, Norbert Preining wrote:
> does not wait for the process to terminate.
> Now my question is: Is there any way to do that, i.e., to call a
> different program and wait for it to terminate, resembling the perl
> 'system' call.
>From refmanual of 5.0:
| os.execute (command)
| This function is equivalent to the C function system. It passes command to
| be executed by an operating system shell. It returns a status code, which
| is system-dependent.
Heiko <oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de>
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