Systemfunc Not Working

From: Ghassan J. Alaka, Jr. <gusalaka_at_nyahnyahspammersnyahnyah>
Date: Fri Oct 18 2013 - 12:26:38 MDT

Dear NCL-Talk,

Suddenly, I cannot use "systemfunc" within NCL. I just get missing values
returned in the NCL scripts that I've used for years. I running version

*Date does not work within systemfunc():*
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ncl 0> print(systemfunc("date"))
(0) -2147483647

*Date works in the terminal:*
Fri Oct 18 12:22:14 MDT 2013

Any idea what could have happened and how to fix it?

Ghassan J. Alaka, Jr., Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Atmospheric Science
Colorado State University
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Fort Collins, CO 80523-1371
P: (970) 491-1487

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