4.49 system()

This is the standard C library system() function from stdlib.h.

Syntax

int system(const char *string);

Usage

The default implementation of this function uses semihosting.

system() passes the string pointed to by string to the host environment to be executed by a command processor in an implementation-defined manner. A null pointer can be used for string, to inquire whether a command processor exists.

Returns

If the argument is a NULL pointer, the system function returns nonzero only if a command processor is available.

If the argument is not a NULL pointer, the system() function returns an implementation-defined value.

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