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Re: Shell Access with C++ Recommendations

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On Mon, 2008-11-17 at 01:56 -0800, James Kanze wrote:
Totally serious. I regularly invoke Unix shells via system
under Windows. It does take some playing around with the path
in your environment (the "system" configuration panel, in the
"advanced" section), but it works. The important different I've
seen is that under Unix, system() always invokes the shell to
interpret the command line you've given it; under Windows, it
normally doesn't, but rather interprets it somehow itself (I
think; I've had problems with quoted text in the command line;
things like "someprog -x \"a.*b\"".) If you want full shell
interpretation, you might have to write the command to a file,
and invoke "sh < filename" or "sh filename" in the call to
he was not referring to shell access using the system() call so that he
could run shell commands. He was rather looking for a shell access
service on the internet so that he could test his 'networking code'.
Something like ssh access ..... understand ?

Nov 17 '08 #1
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