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Old 03-08-2006, 02:11 AM   #1
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Call Linux Shell Command from within *.c program in userspace?

Is there a way to call a linux shell command from inside your *.c program? For instance, I would like to invoke 'ls *.dat' inside my *.c file, and redirect it's output to a file or to memory. Does anyone have an example for this, or can point me to an example somewhere?

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Old 03-08-2006, 02:39 AM   #2
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may be the system() api help. look for its man page.


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