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SYSTEM(3)		   Library Functions Manual		     SYSTEM(3)

NAME
       system -	issue a	shell command

SYNOPSIS
       system(string)
       char *string;

DESCRIPTION
       System causes the string	to be given to sh(1) 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.

SEE ALSO
       popen(3), exec(2), wait(2)

DIAGNOSTICS
       Exit status 127 indicates the shell couldn't be executed.

								     SYSTEM(3)

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