[erlang-questions] What's the best way to interface with the shell/console?

Richard Carlsson <>
Sat Jun 6 12:18:31 CEST 2009


G.S. wrote:
> What's the fastest and best way to write console/shell commands through the
> interpreter ? (for linux).

I guess you want os:cmd("..."), as in:

1> os:cmd("ls").
"AUTHORS\nbin\nbootstrap\nconfig.log\nconfig.status\nconfigure\nconfigure.in\nEPLICENCE\nerts\nlib\nmake\nMakefile\nMakefile.in\nmk.log\notp_build\nprebuilt.files\nREADME\nREADME.win32\nxcomp\n"
2>


    /Richard

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