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DRAWEXE Commandline arguments

Andreas Hahn's picture


i want to start the DRAWEXE with a given command. In my case it´s "testgrid" to start all the tests directly. 

I found a commandline option "-c" here.

If I start the DRAWEXE with this option I get an results folder with a new testresult folder and empty subfolders for my testgroups.

The DRAWEXE says "Draw[1]> can not find channel named "stdout"" and the DRAWEXE closes immediately.

Starting the DRAWEXE with out arguments and calling "testgrid" in shell works fine.

Is there any documentation, how I could do this?

Thanks for help, Andreas

Kirill Gavrilov's picture

This is known issue (although not sure there is a registered bug for it), and it looks like a bug in Tcl itself (not Draw Harness).
Are you starting Draw Harness on Windows or another platform?

Kirill Gavrilov's picture

Note that on Windows you can workaround the issue using the batch script like this:

@echo off
cmd /c "echo testgrid v3d,demo; exit | draw.bat"

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