WP_CLI::launch() Edit

Launch an arbitrary external process that takes over I/O.


WP_CLI::launch( $command, $exit_on_error = true, $return_detailed = false )
$command (string) External process to launch.
$exit_on_error (boolean) Whether to exit if the command returns an elevated return code.
$return_detailed (boolean) Whether to return an exit status (default) or detailed execution results.
@return (int|ProcessRun) command exit status, or a ProcessRun object for full details.

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# `wp core download` falls back to the `tar` binary when PharData isn't available
if ( ! class_exists( 'PharData' ) ) {
    $cmd = "tar xz --strip-components=1 --directory=%s -f $tarball";
    WP_CLI::launch( Utils\esc_cmd( $cmd, $dest ) );

Internal APIAPI An API or Application Programming Interface is a software intermediary that allows programs to interact with each other and share data in limited, clearly defined ways. documentation is generated from the WP-CLIWP-CLI WP-CLI is the Command Line Interface for WordPress, used to do administrative and development tasks in a programmatic way. The project page is http://wp-cli.org/ https://make.wordpress.org/cli/ codebase on every release. To suggest improvements, please submit a pull request.

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