How to capture system() function output in variable

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Old 07-31-2014
For multi-line output use a loop:
zsh-5.0.2[user]% awk 'BEGIN {
  while (("ls /etc | head" | getline _out) > 0)
    print "Got:", _out
Got: alternatives
Got: bash.bash_logout
Got: bash.bashrc
Got: bash_completion
Got: bash_completion.d
Got: csh.cshrc
Got: csh.login
Got: dbus-1
Got: defaults

# 9  
Old 07-31-2014
Originally Posted by bharat1211
Ha soo we cannot capture commands
Soo there is no way to capture result? ????SmilieSmilieSmilieSmilie
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