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Re: [Fedora-tools-list] misbehaviour of system() function



Hi,

> Hi,
> here is a small program:
> 
> main()
> {
> printf("Today's Date is:");
> system("date");
> }
> 
> the output of the program is:
> 
> #./a.out
> Thu Dec 30 09:24:00 IST 2004
> Today's Date is:
> 
> How can i make the execution sequential...Plz help me...

This is the wrong list to ask this question.  This is generic C
programming.  Please don't ask questions like that again here.

The answer is, you have to flush stdout after your first printf because
output is buffered. man fflush.


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