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Executing ".exe" file from CGI Script PERL

Posted on 2003-11-17
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Hi,

I have a Client - Server Connection on Unix.

I want the " .exe" file to be executed on the server and its output which is a text file to be displayed on client's comp. But I donno, how to call that exe file from a CGI/PERL script.

Can anyone Help me please!
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you can use backticks (`) or the qx( ) operator:

    $output = `/path/to/your.exe arguments`;

if your arguments contain special characters that you don't want Perl to interpolate, then use this:

    $output = qx'/path/to/your.exe arguments';

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