[ECOS] JAR Files

Grant Edwards grante@visi.com
Fri May 16 14:55:00 GMT 2003

On Fri, May 16, 2003 at 10:57:19AM -0400, Justin Bojarski wrote:

> I'm developing a c application to be run within the eCos environment.
> One of the requirements of this application is that it has to unzip a
> JAR file and then read the contents (or run a binary file if thats the
> case). So my question is twofold. First of all, is there a way to run
> system commands from within c for eCos.

There are no "system commands".  There's just your program.

> I know in windows or unix you can do a code line like
> system("clear"); Can I do similar commands within c in eCos?

No.  Your application is the only thing running on the system.
There's no shell to which you can send command strings that
execute other programs.

> Additionally, is there an unzip tool that comes with
> eCos so that I can accomplish the above by just invoking a system
> command?


> For example, writing a line like: system("unzip
> testArchive.jar");

eCos doesn't come with a shell.  eCos doesn't have independent
processes that can be used to fork/exec other programs.

Grant Edwards

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