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reply "Joel" <joelcnz gmail.com> writes:
It says in the Language Reference not to use system and gives 
other options. But the other options don't seem to work. I just 
have code system("clear");
Apr 02 2014
parent reply "Gary Willoughby" <dev nomad.so> writes:
On Thursday, 3 April 2014 at 04:58:12 UTC, Joel wrote:
 It says in the Language Reference not to use system and gives 
 other options. But the other options don't seem to work. I just 
 have code system("clear");
Try this: http://dlang.org/phobos/std_process.html#.executeShell
Apr 03 2014
parent reply "Joel" <joelcnz gmail.com> writes:
I've course I tried these things, but there doesn't seem to be 
some thing to do the same thing as 'system'. At least to clear 
the terminal.

On Thursday, 3 April 2014 at 09:00:26 UTC, Gary Willoughby wrote:
 On Thursday, 3 April 2014 at 04:58:12 UTC, Joel wrote:
 It says in the Language Reference not to use system and gives 
 other options. But the other options don't seem to work. I 
 just have code system("clear");
Try this: http://dlang.org/phobos/std_process.html#.executeShell
Apr 06 2014
parent "uri" <gmail gmail.com> writes:
On Monday, 7 April 2014 at 03:30:18 UTC, Joel wrote:
 I've course I tried these things, but there doesn't seem to be 
 some thing to do the same thing as 'system'. At least to clear 
 the terminal.

 On Thursday, 3 April 2014 at 09:00:26 UTC, Gary Willoughby 
 wrote:
 On Thursday, 3 April 2014 at 04:58:12 UTC, Joel wrote:
 It says in the Language Reference not to use system and gives 
 other options. But the other options don't seem to work. I 
 just have code system("clear");
Try this: http://dlang.org/phobos/std_process.html#.executeShell
I would just use system("clear") for something this trivial. If you want to spawn long running tasks that you can monitor, redirect etc. then I'd recommend switching to std.process. /uri
Apr 07 2014