Can we pass some arguments to system("cmdline")?

Piet van Oostrum piet at
Mon Jun 20 12:34:31 CEST 2005

>>>>> "Didier Casse" <elprodigio at> (DC) wrote:

>DC> Thanks all for the reply. I'll try out those things out. :)

But don't try the following 
>>> > system("ls $dir");
>>> dir=="/home/foo; rm -rf /" 

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