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Old 06-28-2006, 03:26 AM   #1
alex986best
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Launch CGI script from shell


Hi, is it possible to launch a CGI script with parameters from the shell?
 
Old 06-28-2006, 03:44 AM   #2
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?

You can use a text based browser to browse sites with CGI scripts:
lynx http://website.com/something.cgi

Or if it's local, and you've got apache running:
lynx http://localhost/something.cgi

links or links2 is/are another choice for a text (or console) based browser.

Is that what you mean?

Cool
 
Old 06-28-2006, 07:28 AM   #3
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CGI scripts can be written in many languages like Perl or PhP.
Most of them can be run from the command line too.
The only disadvantage is that the code may not have all the input parameters it expects, which can
lead to errors of course.

So, please provide additional details on what you are trying to achieve.
 
  


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