Manual page for SYSTEM(3)
system - issue a shell command
to be given to
as input as if the string had been typed as a command
at a terminal.
The current process waits until the shell has
completed, then returns the exit status of the shell.
Exit status 127 indicates the shell couldn't be executed.
Created by unroff & hp-tools.
© by Hans-Peter Bischof. All Rights Reserved (1997).
Last modified 21/April/97