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Old 10-05-2005, 01:31 AM   #1
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How to run the script ?


i have a perl script in myfolder .

directory structure is
/root/myfolder

when i stay at "myfolder " directory i run by "./my_script"
[....@myfolder]#./myscript ===>it works .

Now, i am at the "root" folder i.e one levl up directory . how do i run the script from the "root" directory Now?

[....@root] how do i run the script now ?
 
Old 10-05-2005, 01:43 AM   #2
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myfolder/myscript

You could also do,
cd myfolder; ./myscript
on one line.

Of course, if the script doesn't do something such as install software on the system, perhaps you shouldn't be running it as root.
 
Old 10-05-2005, 10:56 AM   #3
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to add to that and make it as clear as possible... if you are running a script in the current directory, you use "./<name>".

If you are not in the same directory as the script, just enter the name of the script.. without "./"

Example:
Code:
$ pwd
/home/halo14
$ ./script1
<script runs>
$ cd /
$ pwd
/
$ /home/halo14/script1
<script runs>
I hope that was relatively undertstandable?
 
  


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