Thread-topic: Launching an Application from an Application
You'll need to find and call the BSD system() call if you want to pursue
Take a look at the MiniShell sample which calls popen() from a CFM MSL based
> Hello all,
> I am a Palm OS conduit programmer for both Palm OS and Mac OS X.
> Lately, I added functionality that Carbon does not support. The plan
> was to create a UNIX application, then launch this application from
> within the conduit using the standard system() C function. My conduit
> development is limited to Metrowerks and PowerPlant and Carbon on Mac
> Today, I have come to realize system() is an empty function in
> Mertrowerks MSL C. At this time, the plan is falling apart and I want
> to revive it. Apple Events, which I have never coded for, looks very
> difficult for such a simple task. I am asking the developer community
> on this mailing list to offer suggestions, workaround, whatever, that
> would allow the conduit to launch the helper application and pass it a
> text string as a parameter.
> David Lalonde
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