[aclug-L] Re: Perl Question!!
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Mohammad Islam wrote:
> I want to write/append to a file in my directory through a cgi/perl
> script. The data will come from a form, submitted via a post and then
> the script will append the data at the end of the file. Now i can open
> the the file for reading, but i am having problem appending to it.
> The file is owned by me (say user chalupa in /home/chalupa/test.txt) the
> permission looks like this:
> rw-r-r chalupa chalupa test.txt
> (What do i need to change here?)
if you want the file to remain being owned my you, you'll have to make
it world writable. A better alternative is make it owned by nobody and
your group, and make it owner and group writable
> How can write to this file from my cgi-script without compromising
> I am new to cgi, so any help/pointer would be greatly appreciated.
> I am running apache on a Linux 6.0 box. Apache is running as user
> "nobody." I am using CGI.pm library.
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