[Openmcl-devel] How to use lisp program in unix pipeline
openmcl at sonnemans.net
Mon May 12 07:09:31 EDT 2003
I wrote a small lisp application which takes an xml file, filters it and
writes a html file. What I now want to do is use this lisp application in
Myfilter infile outfile
Myfilter < infile > outfile
Cat infile | Myfilter > outfile
How do I do this with openmcl. As the startup time of openmcl is very short
I would basically like to use it to replace my unreadable perl scripts.
So far I got some results using a construct like:
Cat Myfilter.lisp | openmcl -b
Problem is that openmcl outputs it's welcome message and prompt before the
output of my lisp program (see bottom of this message for example). This is
unsuitable for the type of use I have in mind. Can I suppress the prompt and
Secondly how do I access the command line parameters from my lisp program?
Example command line session showing openmcl printing prompt:
[Frank-Sonnemanss-Computer:~] frank% cat test.lisp
(print "hello world")
[Frank-Sonnemanss-Computer:~] frank% cat test.lisp | openmcl -b
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