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Re: Local install of swish-e-2.4.1 on Linux

From: Bernhard Weisshuhn <bkw(at)>
Date: Fri Oct 29 2004 - 15:48:39 GMT
On Fri, Oct 29, 2004 at 07:28:41AM -0700, Bill Moseley <> wrote:

> I never understood an ISP that gives CGI access but not shell access.
> Do they limit what the CGI script can do?
>   #!/usr/bin/perl -w
>   use strict;
>   use CGI;
>   my $cgi = CGI->new;
>   print "text/plain\n\n", `$cgi->param('command')`;
> Then the whole world has shell access.

For situations like this, I found these two extremely handy:

Though I must admit that I have not yet used them to remotely build swish-e.

Received on Fri Oct 29 08:48:40 2004