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new runc version

Posted 09-27-2013 at 04:53 PM by rainbowsally

Here's where runc can be d/loaded.
Run C/C++ Code As Script

Here's another usage example for runc.

When you want to pack up a bunch of folders by name that live in a windows partition, there's a great likelihoold that spaces in the paths could cause a normal shell program to mis-parse the file names.

Runc uses C/C++ and the built-in slist functions (readng and writing to/from files and pipes) don't parse lines of text as args.

file: packall.runc
purpose: utility (executable)

#include <runc.h>

#include <stdlib.h>
#include <stdio.h>

int main(int argc, char** argv)
  char cmd[256];
  char** list = slist_new();
  slist_pipeRead(&list, "find * -mindepth 0 -maxdepth 0 -type d");
  for(int i = 0; i < slist_count(&list); i++)
    char* line = slist_get(&list, i);
    sprintf(cmd, "tar -caf \"%s.tar.gz\" \"%s\"", line, line);
If on a windows partition run this as
runc packall.runc
in lieu of being able to make it executable.

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