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Old 02-02-2002
Question QUESTION...simple program?

I am new to the unix/linux environment.
I need to create a mini shell..that displays prompt (i.e., READY:$), accepts a command from std-in, and prints the command and any parameters passed to it. HELP!!!!
# 2  
Old 02-03-2002
I think you can try the simple code:


while [ x$agreed = x ]; do
printf "Ready:$>"
read receive
ksh -c "$receive"
echo "Do you want to continue? [yes or no] "
read reply leftover
case $reply in
y* | Y*)
n* | N*)
echo "*** Shell Terminate ***";
exit 1;;
# 3  
Old 02-03-2002
Thank you so much for helping me out.

I'm trying to write this in the C language. So far I have this:

#include <stdio.h>
#include <unistd.h>
#include <stdlib.h>
#include <iostream.h>

cout<<"You have entered my 1814 shell"<<endl;
bool exit=true;
char *line[10];
int n=0;
while (!(exit))
cout<<"The command you typed was: " <<line[0];

ANYbody.....Everybody... Smilie

Last edited by jj1814; 02-04-2002 at 01:27 AM..
# 4  
Old 02-04-2002
You are welcome.

I think I encounter a strange thing.My code can run normally on sun solaris OS. I swear.

I wonder if you can tell me your platform.SCO UNIX?HP UNIX?
Perhaps the bug is caused by the version of unix OS.

I modified the code.If you input the "exit",You can quit the shell.


while [ x$agreed = x ];
printf "Ready:$>"
read receive
if [ "$receive" = "exit" ]
exit 1;
ksh -c "$receive"
# 5  
Old 02-04-2002
it's running on Sun OS 5.8
# 6  
Old 02-06-2002
Your program is writed in C Plus Plus language,not C .
But I think there are some problems with it. I modifed your code according to your thinking.

#include <stdio.h>
#include <unistd.h>
#include <stdlib.h>
#include <iostream.h>

#include <string.h>

cout<<"You have entered my 1814 shell"<<endl;
bool exit=true;
char line[1024]; /* Command String */
int n=0;

while ((exit))
int iRet;
/* If you input "exit",you will quit the shell */
if(strcmp(line,"exit") == 0){
cout<<"*** Shell End ***"<<endl;
cout<<"The command you typed was : "<<line<<endl;
line[0] = 0;

# 7  
Old 02-07-2002

thanks for everything. A version I wrote the other day works, and yours works even better. Now i'm having trouble with a daggone fork and execve command. it works, but not perfectly.

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