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turquoise_auk
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Jan 7, 2007, 10:29 AM

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Passing command with parameters through system... Can't Post

 Hey,

This problem is embarrasing... but I can't figure out how to solve it.

I am trying to run the following command:

system("su - '$namee' -c vncserver -httpport '$java_port_num' -rfbport '$rfb_port_num' ")

vncserver is just a command that requires those certain parameters (they are defined previously in the program. The problem is, su instead of vncserver is accepting the parameters... and if I try to move the quotes or add new ones to show that the parameters belong to vncserver, I obviously get syntax errors... any ideas?

Thanks,
Ben


KevinR
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Jan 7, 2007, 12:29 PM

Post #2 of 2 (377 views)
Re: [turquoise_auk] Passing command with parameters through system... [In reply to] Can't Post

reposting the same question is not going to help. I am not familiar with those system commands so can't offer advice.
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