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Old 06-15-2009
system call

Hi,

How to write a system calls in a script ?

> cd $HOME
> ls -ltr

thanks in advance..
# 2  
Old 06-15-2009
What are you trying to do?
What have you tried?
Where are you stuck?
# 3  
Old 06-15-2009
In a script , I wrote
system( "ls -ltr" )

which is giving me the error..
Once I run the script , it has to display all files..
# 4  
Old 06-15-2009
Which scripting language are you using?
# 5  
Old 06-15-2009
shell script
# 6  
Old 06-15-2009
Quote:
Originally Posted by hegdeshashi
shell script
Which shell script? There are lots of them Smilie
# 7  
Old 06-15-2009
"system" is a C programming language command.

Did you mean:

Code:
#include <stdio.h>
main()
{
system( "ls -1tr" );
}

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