[Coco] [Color Computer] [coco] Shell Scripts
George's Coco Address
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Mon Jan 1 18:32:56 EST 2007
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: George
>> I'm working on a shell script to speed things up a bit with some stuff
>> doing between my coco and this PC. (OS-9 L2 and shell+ 2.1)
>> The problem is with "uloadx" from the OS9 LII BBS package.
>> When I use uloadx from a command line on the coco(through the RS232 port,
>> /t2), it works fine. However, when I write a shell script to do the same
>> thing, HyperTerminal and the coco don't seem to talk together properly.
>> HyperTerminal times out and gives up trying to send the file and the coco
>> just sits there waiting for the upload.
>> Here's the shell script..
>> tmode -pause
>> chd /h0/html/www
>> del stockcount.txt
>> del inventory.lzh
>> uloadx stockcount.txt
>> lha a -z inventory.lzh inventory/*
>> dloadx inventory.lzh
>> tmode pause
> Okay. Here's what I've found....
> This is the revised shell script with -- notes in this email:
> tmode -pause ---- doesn't work. I'm sure if I
> Xmode /t2 -pause it would work
> chd /h0/html/www ---- does work
> del stockcount.txt ---- does work
> del inventory.lzh ---- does work
> uloadx stockcount.txt <>>> /t2 ---- does work
> makeinventory ---- B09 program does work
> lha a -z inventory.lzh inventory/* <>>> /t2 ---- does work
> dloadx inventory.lzh <>>> /t2 ----does work
> tmode pause ---- don't know because the -pause
> didn't work
> Now, I thought that OS9 would automatically use the current
> as the default for I/O. It seems that sometimes, I have to force it to use
> the terminal I'm in.
> This isn't good, because I'm not always on /T2. I also use /T1 and /T3
> (using a 6551 ACIA chips on each).
> Any ideas?
Even xmode /t2 -pause doesn't work...... at first.
It seems that the first routine "makeinventory" has an output to the
screen. I have to press a button to make it move on to the next screen.
However, the next process that has output to the screen does so without
I'm sure if I just run tmode -pause before I run this, it would be fine,
but that isn't the idea hare.
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