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You might want to have a look at this page:
I think that code should be what you need!
----- Original Message -----
From: "CRIBBSJ" <>
To: "Multiple recipients of list" <>
Sent: Monday, November 26, 2001 5:56 PM
Subject: Returning result from execute function.

> This is probably going to be a pretty basic question, but how do you
> the result of an execute() call.  For example, on windows I want to do a:
> execute("dir")
> and get back the directory listing.  Instead, all I get is a status code.
> have looked at the docs, but it only talks about the status code.
> Thanks in advance for any help.
> Jamey.