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February 6, 2002 06:53
Not your average system() question...
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I understand how the system command works.  I understand the
difference between system() and backticks.  My question is this:
I want to make a call to an external program and I want the output
printed to the command line as it is processing, BUT, I also want
the output returned to me so that I can parse and check it for certain
conditions.  Basically I need the functionality of both system() and
backticks.  How do I accomplish this?  I looked into redirecting
STDOUT, but didnt see how it was possible.

     Kevin Schmidt
     Cincinnati, OH


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