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AmigaOS 4.0 - About OS4 - Commands

Purpose: To start ARexx.
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Path: SYS:System/RexxMast
REXXMAST is the ARexx control program.

There are two methods to start ARexx automatically; placing the RexxMast icon in to WBStartup drawer, or adding the command to the Startup-Sequence. When Amiga OS4.0 is installed it is already defined in the Startup-Sequence.

There are two ways to start AARexx manually; double-click on the REXXMAST icon in the System folder on the Workbench, or starting it by typing REXXMAST in a Shell.

If you attempt to start REXXMAST while it is already running, REXXMAST will display the version and copyright information, together with a message stating that it is already active.

Example 1:

In this example we attempt to run REXXMAST while it is already active.

ARexx Version 1.15
Copyright © 1987 by William S.Hawes
All Rights Reserved
REXX server already active
Example 2:

In this example we attempt to run REXXMAST from the Shell or Startup-Sequence.


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Revised: February 9, 2006.