[fpc-pascal] Mac OS X api cals

Damien Gerard milipili at shikami.org
Thu Aug 28 00:01:54 CEST 2008

Le Aug 26, 2008 à 3:49 PM, Paul a écrit :

> Hi,
> i want to port one of my Delphi applications to Mac OS X.
> Before I start (don't even have a Mac yet), I need to know if it's  
> possible at all.
> It's a client side part of a remote admin program.
> For this program, I need to control the system and get info about  
> the system like:
> - check if user has admin rights

It is an UNIX env. So admin rights is nearly meaningless.
However the `id` command should help you

> - get a list of available screenresolutions and change it
> - inject keypresses and stuff like that ...

Instead of reinventing the wheel you should use the Apple Remote  
Desktop or a VNC client (I recommend you a SSH tunnel)

OS X Leopard provides a VNC Server

It is the *recommended* way

>  I've asked in Mac-forums, but no one seems to be able to answer it.
> When I mentioned FreePascal,  I've got no reply's at all anymore.
> Talking about closed communities ....
> Does anyone knows where to get this information ?
> TIA,
> Paul

Damien Gerard
milipili at shikami.org

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