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Old 06-12-2003, 11:02 AM   #1
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Converting bash command to C code

What is the equivalent built in function call in C to kill a process and to shutdown an ethernet card?

Bash code
1) killall smbd > /dev/null
2) ifconfig eth0 down > /dev/null

C code ?

Old 06-12-2003, 12:33 PM   #2
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man system

man execvp

I think one of those should help
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man 2 kill
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If there is a specific C funtion that works then go with that but the less desireable, efficient or professional way would be to use a system command included in unistd.h system("..."); You can use any command that you would issue from the bash prompt just through your application.



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