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system command

[′sis·təm kə‚mand]
(computer science)
A special instruction to a computer system to carry out a particular processing function, such as allowing a user to gain access to the system, running a program, activating a translator, or issuing a status report.
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However, system commands are typically designed to mask known operating system API flaws and at best system commands exercise only a small percentage of the known API interfaces.
Any reliable testing methodology must begin by testing all APIs because it is impossible to predict which APIs are used by your applications and system commands.
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