chris_radcliff at mac.com
Wed Feb 19 14:56:38 CST 2003
When making a system() call (or similar), you need to specify the
filename to execute, not a URL. A URL like
http://127.0.0.1/cgi-bin/x.pl is for network access, but it gets
translated by Apache into a system filename like
/www/mysite/cgi-bin/x.pl, where /www/mysite/cgi-bin is set as an
"Alias" to http://127.0.0.1/cgi-bin.
It's the latter you want to use from your system() call. So, if x.pl is
found there, a system() call would look like this:
Note that there are lots of other caveats to using system() in this
manner, but you can cross those bridges when you come to them.
On Wednesday, February 19, 2003, at 12:37 PM, Joel Fentin wrote:
> I want it to execute x.pl and return to the calling script passing no
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