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how to turn off system messages

Posted on 2008-06-17
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Hello, i just made some things with PHP:

system('zip u -p'.$zip_passwd.' '.$filename.' '.$ourFileName);

And it output this in my PHP file:
7-Zip 4.57 Copyright (c) 1999-2007 Igor Pavlov 2007-12-06 Scanning Creating archive ...................


How can i disable or turn off this system messages?
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Question by:springfresh
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Note sure if this works with system, but try:

ob_start(); //start output buffering
system('zip u -p'.$zip_passwd.' '.$filename.' '.$ourFileName);
ob_end_clean(); //stop output buffering
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by:springfresh
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worked! thanks :)
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by:hernst42
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other option would hae been to use exec instead of system
http://www.php.net/manual/en/function.exec.php
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