[ILUG] running 'tar' (or any other program) from a C program
carlos.luna at steorn.com
Wed Nov 27 12:14:04 GMT 2002
----- Original Message -----
From: "Liam Bedford" <lbedford at lbedford.org>
To: <ilug at linux.ie>
Sent: Wednesday, November 27, 2002 12:10 PM
Subject: Re: [ILUG] running 'tar' (or any other program) from a C program
> On Wed, 2002-11-27 at 12:09, Carlos Luna wrote:
> > Howdy folks!
> > A 'C' question for ya:
> > How would I run 'tar' from a C program without using fork( )?
> > The reason I don't want to use fork( ) is that it terminates the parent
> > program. I simply want to tar something in a particular directory and
> > continue with the program execution.
> Liam Bedford <lbedford at lbedford.org>
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