Write a C++ program to implement an interactive shell in which users can execute commands.
Call this program myShell.
Create an infinite loop (while(1)) that repeatedly prompts the user to enter a command (see example output and input below). Use fgets() to read a line of input from the user.
Before executing the command entered by the user, the command must be compared against the list of supported commands shown here:
Since some commands require more than one argument (e.g. echo, color, ping), you will need to parse the user input into its arguments. Consider using the strtok() function.
COMMAND TYPED BY THE USER:
ping [login to view URL]
ARGUMENT 0: "ping"
ARGUMENT 1: "[login to view URL]"
If the command in argument is in the list above, your program must execute the command in a child thread via CreateThread(). In other words, create a child thread that executes the command. The parent thread waits for the child to terminate. If the user types exit or quit, your shell should simply terminate. Sample output and input are shown below:
Welcome to myShell
Volume in drive C is Windows
Volume Serial Number is 301D-8616
Directory of c:\Users\johnwoates\documents\visual studio 2015\Projects\ConsoleApplication1\ConsoleApplication1
08/27/2016 08:59 AM <DIR> .
08/27/2016 08:59 AM <DIR> ..
08/27/2016 08:59 AM 1,686 [login to view URL]
08/25/2016 05:42 PM 8,060 [login to view URL]
08/25/2016 05:42 PM 1,346 [login to view URL]
08/27/2016 09:00 AM <DIR> Debug
08/25/2016 05:42 PM 1,799 [login to view URL]
08/25/2016 05:42 PM 306 [login to view URL]
08/25/2016 05:42 PM 320 stdafx.h
08/25/2016 05:42 PM 314 targetver.h
7 File(s) 13,831 bytes
3 Dir(s) 526,080,049,152 bytes free
==> ping [login to view URL]
Pinging [login to view URL] with 32 bytes of data:
Reply from [login to view URL]: bytes=32 time=2ms TTL=64
Reply from [login to view URL]: bytes=32 time=1ms TTL=64
Reply from [login to view URL]: bytes=32 time=3ms TTL=64
Reply from [login to view URL]: bytes=32 time=4ms TTL=64
Ping statistics for [login to view URL]:
Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss),
Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
Minimum = 1ms, Maximum = 4ms, Average = 2ms
Thanks for using myShell!
Assume arguments within myShell do not contain spaces. In other words, don't worry about parsing out quoted strings in your argument list ([login to view URL] [login to view URL] "some [login to view URL]").
You may assume that no more than four arguments will be used on the command line (i.e. similar to argv, argv, argv, and argv).