troubleshooting Question

Sending a string into system() command fails

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Does anyone know how to pass string data to the system() call?

For instance:

string CommandLine = "ls -la";

seems to fail when compiling with:

mix.c:52: error: cannot convert 'std::basic_string<char, std::char_traits<char>, std::allocator<char> >' to 'const char*' for argument '1' to 'int system(const char*)'

Any thoughts?  Thanks!
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