[Newbies] Introduction into OSProcess

John-Reed Maffeo jrmaffeo at gmail.com
Sun Aug 4 22:48:49 UTC 2019


You are more fortunate than I am. I tried it on my Win 7 box and it caused
a crash.

There is a way to send output to stdout and stderr
. Try adding that to your command and see what you get.

Reminder to all beginners, "Save early and save often"


On Sat, Aug 3, 2019 at 10:50 AM Christoph Thiede <
christoph.thiede at student.hpi.uni-potsdam.de> wrote:

> Hello,
> I am trying to run a simple shell command using OSProcess:
> ExternalWindowsOSProcess command: 'taskmgr.exe'
> I'm afraid it "does not work", so after evaluating this expression, no
> window opens and also no icon appears in the systray. If I open cmd.exe and
> type taskmgr.exe there, taskmgr opens.
> However, the following works as expected:
> ExternalWindowsOSProcess command: 'notepad.exe'
> Using absolute paths did not change the behavior.
> I installed the latest OSProcess version via SqueakMap. Is this a bug, or
> is
> it me? Thanks in advance!
> Christoph
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