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6.2.72. hostexec

executes a program on the host computer

SYNOPSIS

include 'iolib.h'
hostexec(Command)

SYNTAX

hostexec(String) (i)

ARGUMENTS

string(String) (i) Host command string.

DESCRIPTION

This predicate executes the command given as argument on the host computer. The string may contain arguments to the target program. The execat implementation depends on the host server program:

WIO: The string is executed via 'WinExec', the program called must be a windows application or a DOS program called by its '.PIF' file.

Note: hostexec is not a portable solution, it is always server dependent.

EXAMPLE

hostexec("winhelp wio.hlp").

ERRORS

No runtime errors.

LAYERS

prolog-process, client-server, object

RELATED PREDICATES

servertype


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