One thought on “Accessing Linux APIs and Command-line interface from Delphi

  1. So they’re manually linking to low-level Linux function calls and then using those to call a simple command line application? That seems complicated. Why isn’t there a simple command built-in to call a command-line program and get the text back? Even FreePascal can do that, Qt has QProcess, etc. Even with FireMonkey you have to do IFDEFs and use low-level functions for the operating system target. We’ve never gotten a nice, simple function to deal with the command line. – Getting output from a shell/dos app into a Delphi app

    The solutions here are also wild, including one needing 10 variables….


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