[Tutor] Replacing keyboard input to EXE file

Alan Gauld alan.gauld at btinternet.com
Thu Jun 11 15:01:43 CEST 2009

"eShopping" <etrade.griffiths at dsl.pipex.com> wrote

>>C:\> poly.exe < poly_files.txt
>>in a CMD program (or COMMAND or whatever the console program is called 
>>nowadays at Win* systems).
> Tried piping the input as suggested but POLY ignores the pipe and just 
> asks me for the names of the files as if we were in interactive mode.

That suggests POLY is not reading from stdin.
Could it be a curses program or similar - ie it is directly accessing
the screen? Does it use a form or is it a simple command line prompt?

Alan G 

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