Get the result of a Shell Commands within C

Tags: c shell mixing
By : jamel

I'm trying to find a function to call a system command (shell command) and get back its result in a C program. I only found functions like system but these don't return the result of the command.

I just know it in perl : my $results = `my shell command ;


By : jamel


You're looking for popen(), at least on POSIX (Linux etc) systems. In Windows, a different solution is likely needed.

By : unwind

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