command line from web

David Dick david_dick at
Sat Nov 16 21:15:56 CST 2002

what you are trying to do? :)

#! /usr/bin/perl
print `touch hello`; # dosen't produce anything anywhere.  It will 
however touch hello. :)

Michael Lindner wrote:

>why is it that:: print `touch hello`;
>produce nothing when run in a browser initiated script?
>is this a security feature, or what am i doing wrong :-)
>(running on linux rh7.2)
>thanks in advance,
>mike lindner.
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