formatted system calls

This is a discussion on formatted system calls within the C Programming forums, part of the General Programming Boards category; I need to perform a formatted system call, something like this. char *buf = "const.c"; exec("cat %s >> out", buf); ...

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    formatted system calls

    I need to perform a formatted system call, something like this.

    char *buf = "const.c";
    exec("cat %s >> out", buf);

    where exec is the hypothetical function. I just need something that can give formatted system calls, and how to use it.

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