function::system(3stap) — Linux manual page


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

NAME         top

       function::system - Issue a command to the system

SYNOPSIS         top


ARGUMENTS         top

           the command to issue to the system

DESCRIPTION         top

       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. The runtime may impose a
       relatively short length limit on the command string. Exceeding it
       may print a warning.

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SystemTap Tapset Reference     April 2023        FUNCTION::SYSTEM(3stap)

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