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From Nick Kew <n...@webthing.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] cgi script fails
Date Sun, 01 Jun 2008 11:21:24 GMT
On Sun, 1 Jun 2008 11:49:16 +0100
Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com> wrote:

> On Sun, 1 Jun 2008 13:52:19 +0530
> "Jayakrishnan M" <jay.krishnanm@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I am using a shell script as a cgi script. I am trying to call an
> > erlang beam file from the shell script for some processing.
> > The problem is that the erlang code is not getting executed.
> > The lines in the shell script which are above and below the call to
> > erlang binary are working.
> 
> Are you sure it's not running but just failing to send the
> output you expect?
> 
> What happens if you run within your script
> erlang-prog | while read output
> do
>   echo "$output"
> done

Come to think of it, that still generates output in a subshell.
A better test may be to save your program's output to a tempfile
and then cat that back to the client.

-- 
Nick Kew

Application Development with Apache - the Apache Modules Book
http://www.apachetutor.org/

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