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Re^3: Why can't a run a system command?

by blazar (Canon)
on Oct 18, 2006 at 10:11 UTC ( #579001=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: Why can't a run a system command?
in thread Why can't a run a system command?

You really should put the full path to any system commands that are run from a CGI. You cannot guarantee that $ENV{PATH} in the CGI environment will be the same as it is during your login session.

Furthermore, it's a FAQ too, and a suitable Super Search reveals quite a lot of potentially interesting hits.

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[shmem]: use strict and my %userDict; would be a compile time error in the perl equivalent.
[shmem]: note that userDict wasn't declared previously before the for block

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