FUNCTION::SYSTEM(3stap) Shell command functions FUNCTION::SYSTEM(3stap)

NAME function::system - Issue a command to the system

SYNOPSIS system(cmd:string)

ARGUMENTS cmd the command to issue to the system

DESCRIPTION This function runs a command on the system. The command is started in the background some time after the current probe completes. The command is run with the same UID as the user running the stap or staprun command.

SystemTap Tapset Reference October 2012 FUNCTION::SYSTEM(3stap)