[Gambas-user] process.id

Benoit Minisini gambas at ...1...
Thu May 26 13:00:42 CEST 2005

On Wednesday 25 May 2005 22:32, Matthias Laur wrote:
> Hi,
> now I try it with the EXEC commands
> I want to make
> cat /dev/video0 > /home/.../.../my.mpg
> and type this code:
> EXEC ["cat","/dev/video0",">","/home/.../.../my.mpg"] for read as myprocess
> but it don't work. Please tell me the right exec code for this shell
> commands

Arrg! The 'cat /dev/video > ...' is a command that is *interpreted* by the 

When you use EXEC, you don't have any shell, you just call the command, and 
give it parameters.

You have to get the output of EXEC [ "cat", "/dev/video0" ] and put it in the 
destination file with Gambas.


Benoit Minisini
mailto:gambas at ...1...

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