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Re: System commands using CGI

by aitap (Curate)
on Dec 03, 2012 at 19:00 UTC ( #1006929=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to System commands using CGI

You are trying to run who with a single argument >>/var/www/cgi-bin/new.txt while STDOUT redirection is done by shell and who does'nt use this argument as you might think (see who). Run system("who >>/var/www/cgi-bin/new.txt"); instead (so shell will catch the >>) or use IPC::Run (it can do redirection by itself).
Sorry if my advice was wrong.

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