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Execute console commands, show output in console view [message #490090] Wed, 07 October 2009 09:46 Go to next message
Vitaliy Volevach is currently offline Vitaliy VolevachFriend
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Registered: August 2009
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I'm using eclipse 3.4.2 on linux x64. In my plugin I want to execute
some linux console commands/scripts and show the output in the eclipse
console view.
For me it is also important that the shell from which eclipse was
started is used for input as there are some environment variables set I
want to use.
So, how can I do it?

Re: Execute console commands, show output in console view [message #491594 is a reply to message #490090] Thu, 15 October 2009 08:00 Go to previous message
Ravi  is currently offline Ravi Friend
Messages: 27
Registered: July 2009
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I am afraid you can't get the shell from which the eclipse is launched. Eclipse runs in JVM and so it isn't aware how is it lauched (AFIAK). You could always run Runtime.getRuntime().exec to execute system command. Write a script that will do the environment setup and call it before launching your custom script. Hope this helps

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