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Playing with shells in C++

By David A Saenz

Purdue University

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Although simple, this example portrays the essential parts of a shell program. In this example we can appreciate how other examples like the tokenizer can get merged with new code to create a new program. Also a basic introduction to the creation of child processes is exemplified. Lastly, this program has got some small bugs, but serves as a basic model for later improvement.


David Saenz

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NCN Project, Purdue University

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  • David A Saenz (2012), "Playing with shells in C++," https://nanohub.org/resources/14179.

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