Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Don't ask to ask, just ask

Re: system command is not working

by vinian (Beadle)
on Dec 07, 2011 at 05:55 UTC ( #942161=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to system command is not working

check the current working directory when execute the command, it's possiblely in the user's home directory who execute the command . or try this

#!/usr/bin/perl # use strict; use warnings; system("ls -lrt > /tmp/a.out");

Comment on Re: system command is not working
Download Code
Replies are listed 'Best First'.
Re^2: system command is not working
by gulla (Initiate) on Dec 07, 2011 at 06:14 UTC
    Hi, Thanks for the reply. Definitely works whatever you have suggested. However, if I execute a shell script with "at" command like below at -f now it doesnt work. The system command in the perl script is not recognized. Can you please try your end.. Thanks, Gulla
      where is the time specification for your "at" comand?. It seems that your script waits forever

Log In?

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://942161]
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others meditating upon the Monastery: (12)
As of 2015-11-25 20:31 GMT
Find Nodes?
    Voting Booth?

    What would be the most significant thing to happen if a rope (or wire) tied the Earth and the Moon together?

    Results (690 votes), past polls