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Re: Install[] and command line args?

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  • Subject: [mg13503] Re: [mg13403] Install[] and command line args?
  • From: "Jens-Peer Kuska" <kuska at>
  • Date: Fri, 31 Jul 1998 04:33:20 -0400
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

Hi Laurence,

Yes, use

mylink=Install[LinkOpen["myprogram -first option -second option"]]

Hope that helps 
-----Original Message-----
From: Laurence Yaffe <lgy at> To:
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Subject: [mg13503] [mg13403] Install[] and command line args?

>Is there any way to pass command line arguments to an external program
>(created with mcc) which will be started with Mathematica's Install[] ?
>Laurence G. Yaffe yaffe at Department of Physics
>University of Washington 1-206-543-3902 (fax: 1-206-543-9523)

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