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Posted on 2011-02-21
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Hello. I am trying to figure out where these scripts write to. Do they write to the file where they are installed (cgi-bin) or to the folder called csv. I have established that the cgi one writes to csv but I am not sure about the parse_input file.
#this script is called parse_input
use strict;
use warnings;


unless( defined( $ARGV[0]) ){
  die "Have to provide filename, ... exiting\n";
}
my $header = [];
open INPUT, "<$ARGV[0]";
open OUTPUT, ">input.csv";
my $_line = 0;

while(<INPUT>){
 chomp;
 if($_line == 0){
   foreach my $_row (0 .. 5){
       $_ =~ s/^(.+?)\,//is;
       my $_item = "$1";
       $_item =~ s/^\s+//is;
       $_item =~ s/\s+$//is;
       $_item =~ s/^\"//is;
       $_item =~ s/\"$//is;
       $_item =~ s/\n//isg;
       $_item =~ s/\r//isg;
       print OUTPUT "\"$_item\"\,";
     }
    $_ =~ s/^\s+//is;
    $_ =~ s/\s+$//is;
    $_ =~ s/^\"//is;
    $_ =~ s/\"$//is;
    $_ =~ s/\n//isg;
    $_ =~ s/\r//isg;
    print OUTPUT "\"$_\"\n";
   }
 else{
   foreach my $_row (0 .. 2){
       $_ =~ s/^(.+?)\,//is;
       my $_item = "$1";
       $_item =~ s/^\s+//is;
       $_item =~ s/\s+$//is;
       $_item =~ s/^\"//is;
       $_item =~ s/\"$//is;
       $_item =~ s/\n//isg;
       $_item =~ s/\r//isg;     
       print OUTPUT "\"$_item\"\,";
     }
    $_ =~ s/^\s+//is;
    $_ =~ s/\s+$//is;
    $_ =~ s/^(.+?)\"\,\"//is;
    my $_text = "$1";
    $_text =~ s/^\s+//is;
    $_text =~ s/\s+$//is;
    $_text =~ s/^\"//is;
    $_text =~ s/\"$//is;
    $_text =~ s/\n//isg;
    $_text =~ s/\r//isg;
    $_text =~ s/\,/ /isg;
    print OUTPUT "\"$_text\"\,";
    $_ =~ s/^\s+//is;
    $_ =~ s/\s+$//is;
    my $_location = "";
    $_ =~ s/^(.+?)\"\,//is;
    if( defined( $1 )){
       $_location = "$1";
      }
    $_location =~ s/^\s+//is;
    $_location =~ s/\s+$//is;
    $_location =~ s/^\"//is;
    $_location =~ s/\"$//is;
    $_location =~ s/\n//isg;
    $_location =~ s/\r//isg;
    $_location =~ s/\,/ /isg;
    print OUTPUT "\"$_location\"\,";
   foreach my $_row (0 .. 1){
       $_ =~ s/^(.+?)\,//is;
       my $_item = "$1";
       $_item =~ s/^\s+//is;
       $_item =~ s/\s+$//is;
       $_item =~ s/^\"//is;
       $_item =~ s/\"$//is;
       $_item =~ s/\n//isg;
       $_item =~ s/\r//isg;
       print OUTPUT "\"$_item\"\," if $_row == 0;
       print OUTPUT "\"$_item\"\n" if $_row == 1;
     }
   }

 $_line++;

}

close INPUT;
close OUTPUT;

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#This is a cgi script
use strict;
use warnings;
use CGI;

my $_DOCUMENT_ROOT = 
	"C\:\\HostingSpaces\\getready\\mydomain.com\\wwwroot\\csv";


opendir DIRECT, "$_DOCUMENT_ROOT";
my @filelist = grep {$_ !~ /^\./ } readdir( DIRECT );
closedir DIRECT;

my $_report = '';
my $cgi = CGI->new ;

my $_offset = defined($cgi->param("offset")) ? $cgi->param("offset") : 0;
my $_length = defined($cgi->param("length")) ? $cgi->param("length") : 20; 
my $_action = defined($cgi->param("sub")) ? $cgi->param("sub") : "";
my $_passwd = defined($cgi->param("passw")) ? $cgi->param("passw") : '';
$_passwd = ($_passwd eq "123") ? 1 : '';

$_action = '' unless $_action;
$_action = '' unless $_passwd;
if($_action){

      if(defined($cgi->upload("upload"))){
        my $filename = "$_DOCUMENT_ROOT\\Input.csv";
        my $upload_filehandle = $cgi->upload("upload");
        open OUTFILE, ">$filename";
         binmode OUTFILE;
         binmode $upload_filehandle;
         while(<$upload_filehandle>){
            print OUTFILE "$_";
          }
        close OUTFILE;
        system("perl parse_input.pl");
       }

 system("perl mainprog.pl $_offset $_length");        
 $_report = "<br><a style=\'backgrond-color: \#f2f233; color: \#770022; font: 16px Helvetica;\' href=\'\/csv\/report.csv\'> <b> Resultant CSV file  <\/b> <\/a>&nbsp; &nbsp; <a style=\'backgrond-color: \#f2f233; color: \#770022; font: 16px Helvetica;\' href=\'\/csv\/reducedreport.csv\'> <b> Resultant CSV file 2 (condensed) \ <\/b> <\/a> <br>\n";
}

print $cgi->header;
print $cgi->start_html(-title=>'Twitter statistics');
print "<div style=\'padding: 12px 12px 12px 12px;\' > <h3> CSV files <\/h3> \n <table>";
my $_k = 0;
my $_astyle = "style=\'border: 1px solid \#eef2ff; background-color: \#fffaf2; font: 14px Georgia; margin: 12px 12px 12px 12px;\'";
foreach(@filelist){
 print "<tr>" if ($_k % 3) == 0;
 print "<td> <a $_astyle href=\'\/csv/$_\' > $_ <\/a> <\/td> \n";
 print "<\/tr>" if ($_k % 3) == 2;
 $_k++;
}
print "<\/table><\/div>\n";

print "$_report\n";

print <<HERE_GOES;

<div style='padding: 12px 12px 12px 12px; margin: 12px 12px 12px 12px;
font: 14px Arial; border: 1px solid #337799; background-color: #f7faff;
color: #002233;'>

<form method='post' action='/cgi-bin/task.cgi' enctype='multipart/form-data'>
<table><tr>
<tr><td><label for='passw'> <i><b> Password: <\/b><\/i> <\/label> </td>
<td><input type='password' name='passw' value=''> </td></tr>
<tr><td><label for='upload'> <i><b> Upload another "input.csv" <\/b><\/i> </label></td>
<td><input type='file' name='upload'> </td></tr>

<tr><td><label for='offset'> <i> Offset </i> </label></td>
<td><input type='text' name='offset' value='0' style='width: 48px;'> </td> 
</tr>
<tr><td><label for='length'> <i> Length </i> </label></td>
<td><select name='length'> 
<option value='10'> 10 </option>
<option value='20' selected> 20 </option>
<option value='30'> 30 </option>
<option value='40'> 40 </option>
<option value='50'> 50 </option>
<option value='60'> 60 </option>
</select></td>                
</tr>
<tr><td colspan='2'> <input type='submit' name = 'sub' value='Submit'> 
</td></tr>
</table>
</form>
</div>
HERE_GOES

print $cgi->end_html;

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Both scripts writes to file:
input.csv

First file is in the working directory.
Second file is in the directory:
C\:\HostingSpaces\getready\mydomain.com\wwwroot\csv
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by:Tintin
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parse_input will create input.csv in the CGI folder (or possibly the web root depending on the webserver and how it is conffigured)

Your CGI folder is most likelY:

C:/HostingSpaces/getready/mydomain.com/wwwroot/cgi-bin
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by:onyourmark
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Hi Tintin,
Thank you. Why are you saying it will be in the cgi-bin? By the way, you are correct about the location of the cgi folder.
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by:Tintin
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The CGI script calls parse_input and as parse_input doesn't specify a full path for the output file, it will be created in the current working directory of the calling script.

There's a possibility it may be in:

C:\HostingSpaces\getready\mydomain.com\wwwroot

if you are using IIS.
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by:onyourmark
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Wow, cool, I guess I get it! Thank you. One more thing. Since yes I am using IIS, why is there a possibility it is wwwroot if it is IIS?
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by:whosbetterthanme
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I think what TinTin was saying is that it depends on how the IIS is configured. For example, it can be configured that when someone puts in the URL http://www.yourdomain.com/cgi-bin/myscript.cgi, it actually points to C:\HostingSpaces\getready\mydomain.com\wwwroot\cgi-bin on the server.

So it depends on how the configuration is set. I would guess that it's not likely at wwwroot.
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by:Tintin
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I not sure if it applies to newer versions of IIS, but older versions like IIS6 can set the working directory of CGI programs to the web root.

This is actually valid as the CGI spec doesn't state that the folder a CGI program exists in is the same as the working directory.
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