Next: , Previous: , Up: Internal Routines   [Contents][Index]

15.5.573 spawn

spawn, string [, /silent]


Spawns string as a shell command. If called as a function, then the return value from the shell is returned. If called as a routine, then if keword /silent is specified, then spawn never generates an error. If /silent is not set (the default), then an error is generated if the shell command returns a non-zero value.