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RunTask.Wait

Waits for current task to terminate.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
RunTask 6.4 Yes No Yes, macOS only No No

MBS( "RunTask.Wait"; Timeout )

Parameters

Parameter Description Example value
Timeout The maximum time to wait. 30

Result

Returns 1, 0 or error.

Description

Waits for current task to terminate.
Returns 0 if task terminated or 1 if task is still running.

Examples

Run a shell tool and wait for ending:

Let ( [
r = MBS( "RunTask.NewTask" );
r = MBS( "RunTask.SetLaunchPath"; "/bin/sh" );
r = MBS( "RunTask.SetArguments"; "-c"; "date;sleep 5;date" );
r = MBS( "RunTask.Launch");
r = MBS( "RunTask.Wait"; "30");
output = MBS( "RunTask.ReadOutputText"; "utf8")
]
; output )

See also

Example Databases


RunTask.TerminationStatus   -   RunTask.WriteInputText

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