1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

return of make utiliy from system function

Discussion in 'C' started by vishnu.prasad, Aug 28, 2010.

  1. vishnu.prasad

    vishnu.prasad New Member

    Aug 28, 2010
    Likes Received:
    Trophy Points:
    Hi every one,

    I am currently working on a server program which executes a series of system commands on receiving a messgae from the client(in C). what the server essentially does is he cd's into a particular directory and executes a shell script that calls make utility and does some other functions. I want to intimate the client whether the make utility was successful in building the source code. Currently i am using the system function in C to execute the shell script. I know that make return a value of zero if the build was successful. My problem is that i dont know how to return this value to the C program through the system function call.. Could someone help me out in this regard. Any better approach to this problem can be taken??

    Thanking you in anticipation..

Share This Page