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Subject:   Re: unable to run this script
Date:   2003-01-26 22:20:59
From:   manjay_dwivedi
Response to: Re: unable to run this script

see how i'm trying to run this script

i put this script in my /var/www/html/sock/

when i trying to run this through command line

it's shwing me error --no such directory or file found
but the file is exist in that directory
i'm using PHP ver-4.0 and Apachi server on linux .
could u plz tell wat the exact way .



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  • Re: unable to run this script
    2003-01-26 23:03:12  dsolin [View]

    Hi again!

    Given that /var/www/html is your web root, you can either run the script by making a usual HTTP request:


    Or, you can (is you indicate above) run it via the command-line. However, to do this you must have PHP as a binary (a program that can interpret PHP code). If you don't know if you have this, try the following:

    root@localhost# cd /var/www/html/sock
    root@localhost# php sock.php

    If this get the script executed, you're safe. If it returns a "php: command not found", you need to install/compile a PHP binary.

    When you do have a PHP binary, you can also add a so-called "shebang" at the top of your script:


    and then do a 'chmod 755 sock.php' to make it executable. By this, you will be able to run the script by just typing its name on the command-line:

    root@localhost# cd /var/www/html/sock
    root@localhost# ./sock.php

    Hope this helps!