Automator start Keepass

Discussion in 'Automator' started by Nerwetos, Jun 14, 2014.

  1. Nerwetos

    Nerwetos New Member

    Jun 14, 2014
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    I'm new in to programming with the Automator but I try to create a simple start button for KeePass2 for my mac.

    I try to realise it with a shell-skript in the Automator tool.

    At the moment my code is like that

    cd ~/Documents/KeePass-2
    mono KeePass.exe

    If I save the File as a program and start it KeePass will open but the Skrip is endlessly running in the background.

    I tried some extra commands at the end of the code but nothing would work.
    These are the two things I tried
    1) exit 0
    2) > /dev/null 2>&1

    I hope somebody can help me.
    Nerwetos, Jun 14, 2014
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    RobbySherwood New Member

    Oct 12, 2017
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    This works fine for me:

    cd /Users/robertschulz/Dropbox/KeePass
    $MONO ./KeePass.exe >~/keepass.out.log 2>~/keepass.err.log &
    exit 0

    so honestly: i think your script mainly missed the ampersand '&' at the lines end to fork the command to the background.
    Next we should be sure not to leave any input or output stream connected. I think stdin is not connected. You had the right thing already: i like to save the output to some logfile.
    exit 0 is really not needed - i like it explicit.
    RobbySherwood, Oct 12, 2017
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