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Re: system call not working

by io (Scribe)
on Jul 11, 2002 at 12:47 UTC ( #181009=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to system call not working

you forgot a quote here:

system "/home/rebecca/bs127/Predator/predator -fpredator.txt input_seq +uence.txt <---

Im assuming it is right in your script. You could try to use 'backticks' to catch the output:

my $output = `/home/rebecca/bs127/Predator/predator input_sequence.txt +`; open (FILE, ">predator.txt") or die $!; print FILE $output; close (FILE) or die $!;

About permissions, has your script got write permissions for the local directory?

hope it helps

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Re: Re: system call not working
by krujos (Curate) on Jul 11, 2002 at 14:24 UTC
    Or does the user running the script have write permission to the dir?

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