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Crinan



Joined: 05 Dec 2006
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Crinan
Can someone tell me how to call another program and have the calling program wait until the called program terminates?
ShellExecute calls a program but immediately proceeds on its own merry way with gay abandon.
thanks.
Post 05 Apr 2007, 05:37
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shoorick



Joined: 25 Feb 2005
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shoorick
Code:
    invoke CreateProcess,0,eax,0,0,1,0,0,0,startup,pi  
    invoke WaitForSingleObject,[pi + PROCESS_INFORMATION.hProcess],-1
    invoke CloseHandle,[pi + PROCESS_INFORMATION.hProcess]
    invoke CloseHandle,[pi + PROCESS_INFORMATION.hThread]    
Post 05 Apr 2007, 05:53
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Crinan



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Crinan
Many thanks Shoorick, I'll try that out.
Post 05 Apr 2007, 06:24
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