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This is a discussion on system within the C++ Programming forums, part of the General Programming Boards category; hey all, can one use variable in the system command? ex: # include <stdlib.h> main(){ char x[4]; cin>>x; system(x".exe"); }...

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    Question system

    hey all,

    can one use variable in the system command?

    ex:

    # include <stdlib.h>

    main(){

    char x[4];
    cin>>x;
    system(x".exe");
    }

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    sprintf(DosCommand, "Copy text9.exe %s.exe", RndWords);
    system(DosCommand);

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    system

    OK, thanks.

    But whati f you're in Unix? Obviously, one wouldn't be using .exe.
    But one would one use instead of DosCommand?

    777

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    doscommand is a varialbe... i called doscommand for the hell of it... you can call it anything

    eg: unixcommand, linuxcommand, retardcommand, happyman

    anything at all

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