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Old 09-03-2001
Network check my code?? running shell from c?

Hi mates,
i am trying to run a shell command from my C program in this case let is say the "ls" command. It copiles it okay, and even creates the new fork too. But seems to nothing is happening i mean it is not showing the result of the "ls" command.

I don't know wat i am doing wrong. Any comment will be appreciated.


#include <unistd.h>
#include <sys/wait.h>
#include <stdio.h>

int p_id;
int child_status;
int cpid;


switch (cpid)
case -1:
case 0:
printf("The fork is successful!\n");
# 2  
Old 09-03-2001
It worked for me with a slight change.


BTW: Please post C related questions in "C Programming in the UNIX Environment" section. Thanks.
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