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A system() call that screws up

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Anybody nows of a situation that a system() call might not execute(i.e. return(false)), or that gives a run-time error?

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When the spawned process fails or gives a runtime error?

system sucks. It spawns a child process (it might even spawn a separate shell under Win32!) and transfers control to it, waiting for its completion. Don''t use it unless you have absolutely no other alternatives (CreateProcess is much, much better).

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