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Re: Show window for BASH script run with /bin/run
- From: david at adboyd dot com (J. David Boyd)
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 02 Apr 2010 14:31:47 -0400
- Subject: Re: Show window for BASH script run with /bin/run
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
JPMcGrath <JPMcGrath@JPMcGrath.net> writes:
> I am running a bash script under cygwin from within another (non-cygwin)
> program. The script normally does not interact with the user, so I use
> /usr/bin/run when running the script to avoid having a bash window
> constantly popping up and going away. However, if the script encounters an
> error, I need to show the user what went wrong. What I am looking for is a
> way for the script to show the hidden window if it encounters an error.
> Does anyone know how to do this?
> Thanks in advance.
Write the error output of the hidden script to a file that was removed
before the script ran. If the file exists after the script exits, pop
it up and show the contents to the user. If the file doesn't exist
after the script exits, everything is fine.
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