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by Dave
Sun Oct 09, 2005 10:45 pm
Forum: newLISP in the real world
Topic: Return value
Replies: 13
Views: 6323

Very informative answer, Lutz! It shows me some things I will have to study.

Thanks. I'm a fan!
by Dave
Sun Oct 09, 2005 8:53 pm
Forum: newLISP in the real world
Topic: Return value
Replies: 13
Views: 6323

(set 'x (exec "ls /a_directory")) --- x will be the contents of the directory. (set 'x (exec "ls /empty_directory")) --- x will be empty. But this is where I have trouble understanding: (set 'x (exec "ls /not_a_directory")) --- x will be empty NOT null, and the OS will output an error message. (set ...
by Dave
Sat Oct 08, 2005 4:31 pm
Forum: newLISP in the real world
Topic: Return value
Replies: 13
Views: 6323

I'm using newLISP as a scripting language under FreeBSD. I am unclear about the term "return value", whether it is the data returned from the system process (say, a directory), or if it is the exit status of the process (success/fail). The reference says "The return value true is the process was suc...
by Dave
Sat Oct 08, 2005 2:55 am
Forum: newLISP in the real world
Topic: Return value
Replies: 13
Views: 6323

Return value

How does one get the return value for exec?

(set 'x (exec "command")) seems to return a nil x, regardless if the command is successful or not.
by Dave
Fri Jun 06, 2003 3:13 am
Forum: newLISP in the real world
Topic: MySQL Read Only?
Replies: 3
Views: 2897

I have mysql.lsp v1.3 with 16 definitions to initialize navigate query and close, but not write data to database.
by Dave
Sun Jun 01, 2003 6:01 pm
Forum: newLISP in the real world
Topic: MySQL Read Only?
Replies: 3
Views: 2897

MySQL Read Only?

There are no newlisp functions to write to a MySQL database. It is read only. Are you going to add these soon? It would be useful.