call shell script from perl cgi script problem


Login or Register for Dates, Times and to Reply

 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Top Forums Shell Programming and Scripting call shell script from perl cgi script problem
# 1  
call shell script from perl cgi script problem

hi,,
i have perl scipt with line :
Code:
system('./try.sh $t $d $m');

in shell scipt try.sh i have the line:
Code:
echo $1

its not printing value of $t that i hav passed..y is it so..i am running it from apache web server

Last edited by Yogesh Sawant; 03-25-2009 at 06:54 AM.. Reason: added code tags
# 2  
the first problem is that you are using single-quotes in the system function, which is killing any variable interpolation, change to double-quotes and try again:

Code:
system("./try.sh $t $d $m");

although it still may not work, the cgi script may not have permission to run the file or the path to try.sh may not be correct since you are using a relative path, relative to the perl script I think.

Last edited by Yogesh Sawant; 03-25-2009 at 06:55 AM.. Reason: added code tags
# 3  
thanku.it is working now
Login or Register for Dates, Times and to Reply

Previous Thread | Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:
Advanced Search

Test Your Knowledge in Computers #519
Difficulty: Easy
3,201 = 0b110010000001
True or False?

10 More Discussions You Might Find Interesting

1. Shell Programming and Scripting

Perl : embedding java script with cgi perl script

Hi All, I am aware that html tags can be embedded in cgi script as below.. In the same way is it possible to embed the below javascript in perl cgi script ?? print("<form action="action.htm" method="post" onSubmit="return submitForm(this.Submitbutton)">"); print("<input type = "text"... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: scriptscript
1 Replies

2. Programming

CGI Perl script to execute bash script- unable to create folder

Hi I have a bash script which takes parameters sh /tmp/gdg.sh -b BASE-NAME -n 1 -s /source/data -p /dest/data/archive -m ARC gdg.sh will scan the /source/data and will move the contents to /dest/data/archive after passing through some filters. Its working superb from bash I have... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: rakeshkumar
0 Replies

3. Web Development

problem with exporting vairable from one perl cgi to another perl cgi script while redirecting.

Can anyone tell me how to export a variable from one perl CGI script to another perl cgi script when using a redirect. Upon running the login.pl the user is prompted to enter user name and password. Upon entering the correct credentials (admin/admin) the user is redirected to welcome page. My... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: Arun_Linux
3 Replies

4. Shell Programming and Scripting

CGI shell script curl reponse problem

Hi, I am running a bash shell script for some simple web server CGI, the script runs as expected from the browser except the following: curl --silent --max-time 10 --output /dev/null --write-out %{http_code} http://server:port/filename This line outputs 404 when i execute the script... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: Moxy
0 Replies

5. Shell Programming and Scripting

shell script to call perl script problems

Ok, don't ask me why, but all calls to perl must be called by a shell script. Its really not ideal, but its what I have to work with. Calling it isnt the issue, its passing in the arguments. I have about 1000 perl scripts to call by a shell script. Right now, I'm executing the shell script... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: regexnub
3 Replies

6. Shell Programming and Scripting

How to call a shell script from a perl module which uses Filehandle to login

Hi Guru's, Pardon me for the breach of rules..... I have very little knowledge about Shell Programming and Scripting hope you guys help me out of this troble I have very little time hence could not find the right way to direct my queries. coming to the problem I need to call a... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: saikrishna_tung
2 Replies

7. Shell Programming and Scripting

Perl cgi script to call bash script?

Novice to perl here. I have created a simple web page in perl, with only one submit button. I would like to execute a bash script on the same server when this button is clicked on. Is this possible in perl? I have spent a few days researching this and am unable to find any useful information.... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: pleonard
0 Replies

8. Shell Programming and Scripting

Call a perl script inside a shell script

Hi all, I have the following snippet of code.. #!/bin/sh echo "run perl script............" #Run the verification script perl bill_ver echo " perl script completed....." echo "rename files......" #Remove from all file in the directories test, test1, test2, test3 for f in... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: chriss_58
3 Replies

9. Shell Programming and Scripting

How to call a perl script from a shell script

I have a perl script,Test.pl which needs arguments from command line like test.pl arg1 arg2 arg3 how can i call it from a shell script (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: anumkoshy
2 Replies

10. Shell Programming and Scripting

Calling CGI Perl in Shell script [urgent]

All I want to call a perl program from my shell script. Please help me. I want to call through URL only. Like " http://www.test.com/CGI-bin/test?test=value" Please help to write this script. Thanx in advance. Thanking you Regards Deepak Xavier (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: DeepakXavier
0 Replies

Featured Tech Videos