[oclug] Keeping a shell script open under KDE
patsmith at pobox.com
Thu Nov 25 14:03:25 EST 2004
Hugh Campbell wrote:
> Anyone know how to set up a KDE or XFCE button to open an xterm, run a
> shell script and then NOT immediately exit, but instead leave the xterm
> open waiting for further user input?
> I want the xterm to open up, run the script once to tell the user what
> parameters are required, and then wait for the user to rerun the script
> with the correct parameters.
Make a secondary script with this in it:
And then set the button to run the secondary script instead of the real
one. This way, /bin/bash will run in the same process as the secondary
script, so xterm won't think the script has finished until the user
exits from bash.
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