Hello Everyone

Currently, I am using system("dir") method to call system calls.
I want to know any other method for system calls in VC++ 2008.
How can I call system call in VC++2008 without using system(" ") method?

Any help would be appreciated
Thanks

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ShellExecute is a Windows kernal api for doing what you are asking.

Each OS will have a different way of doing things so expect to use #ifdef/#endif pairs if cross-platform support is ever needed.

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Never use system()
Just use kernel or user apis.

Can you please give some examples of kernel or user APIs ?

how can i write system("dir") to kernel or user API level?

Thanks

ShellExecute is a Windows kernal api for doing what you are asking.

Each OS will have a different way of doing things so expect to use #ifdef/#endif pairs if cross-platform support is ever needed.

Thanks Celdecea

ShellExecute works similarly

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