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Re: System Calls
On Tue, Aug 06, 2002 at 06:23:30PM -0400, Murdoch, Matthew wrote:
> Hi list,
> I am fairly new to cygwin I have a fairly trivial question. I am trying to
> make a system call using the system function in C. I have read some of the
> previous postings on the newsgroup, but I am still stuck. I am trying to
> do the following command, which calls an executable file and supplies it
> with an input file. It then pipes the output to an otuput file.
> system("cmd /c c:\"users\"mmurdoch\"ACE\"sixs <
> > c:\"users\"mmurdoch\"ACE\"sixSOut.txt");
> I do have the "sh.exe" file in my \bin directory.
> Thanks in advance for the help
What exact error do you see? "I have a problem" isn't helpful
What are these \" ? Don't you mean \\ ?
Why are you running cmd to call the application? Why not call it
system ("/cygdrive/c/users/mmurdoch/ACE/sixs \
< /cygdrive/c/users/mmurdoch/ACE/sixSIn.txt \
Or write a shell script and call that?
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