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NAME

       function::system - Issue a command to the system

SYNOPSIS

           system(cmd:string)

ARGUMENTS

       cmd
           the command to issue to the system

DESCRIPTION

       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.