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Bash as CGI language

Feb 06, 2011, 23:05 (3 Talkback[s])

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"Sometimes it can be useful with a simple CGI to show the contents of a directory, or run a command with some parameters.

"If you are a programmer you probably will think at a elegant and practical solutions in Java, Ruby or PHP, but for a system administrator may be convenient to make a simple bash program, a language he's using everyday.

"Let's see how to use the bash we use usually on the terminal in a CGI program.

"All these examples must be put in a file with execution permission (by the webserver) and put on your CGI directory, in Apache this is the directory indicate with the directive ScriptAlias."

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