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Old 04-26-2005, 08:04 PM   #1
Alexander.s
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Does PHP make good friends with bash?


What i mean is, i know how to write a cgi script in bash that will insert data into my database. But my search script is in PHP.

Could i just write my cgi script and link it to the index.php file.
Like i do with the index.html file?

Am i making any sense here?

thanks / Alexander
 
Old 04-27-2005, 01:40 PM   #2
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Hello!

Do you mean you wanna run a php script from the command line?
http://www.php.net/manual/en/features.commandline.php

PHP Code:
#!/usr/bin/php
<?php

if ($argc != || in_array($argv[1], array('--help''-help''-h''-?'))) {
?>

This is a command line PHP script with one option.

  Usage:
  <?php echo $argv[0]; ?> <option>

  <option> can be some word you would like
  to print out. With the --help, -help, -h,
  or -? options, you can get this help.

<?php
} else {
   echo 
$argv[1];
}
?>
Sorry if I didn't understood the right question.
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Old 04-27-2005, 01:52 PM   #3
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I think Alexander.s meant can you have the page in index.cgi but the search in index.php and link them together. You can do by setting up the PHP script so that it can run from the command line as Boby has described (by adding the #!/blah line at the top) and then executing it from the bash script as you would for any other system command. The bash script will then be able to read any output from the PHP script as normal on the command line.
 
Old 04-27-2005, 04:25 PM   #4
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i meant bash as the script language bash i wrote a backend script in bash and im wondering if it will work to do an action=bashscript.sh in the index.php file
like i do in the index.html file


Thanks for the help!
 
Old 04-27-2005, 04:40 PM   #5
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Just create a php script that parse the form variables, then run the
bash script with the variables as arguments
 
  


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