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Re^7: Add timestamp to helpdesk form

by poj (Prior)
on Jul 04, 2014 at 20:26 UTC ( #1092331=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^6: Add timestamp to helpdesk form
in thread Add timestamp to helpdesk form

The database location $gbdata needs to be a filepath/filename not a URL
my $gbdata="http://www.perl03.georgeself.com/cgi-bin/forms.txt";

Also the folder has to be writeable by the web server and normally cgi-bin folders are not for security reasons. If you are just learning/testing then try using the /tmp folder, same as the semaphone.

my $gbdata = "/tmp/forms.txt";
poj

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Re^8: Add timestamp to helpdesk form
by csorrentini (Acolyte) on Jul 04, 2014 at 20:44 UTC
    Yea thank you so much I literally figured it out right before coming back here. I just changed the name to forms.txt and it found it. THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!

      Your next problem will be here

      $type=<GB>; # Assumes that each entry is $prob=<GB>; # exactly 3-lines long... my $time=<GB>;
      because using <textarea name="problem" rows="10 cols="40">
      means the problem text may be more than 1 line.

      poj

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