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HOST command on Linux [message #255135] Mon, 30 July 2007 13:59 Go to next message
mungeroo
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Registered: July 2007
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I am trying to run the most basic Unix server side command from a Forms 10g trigger: HOST('date > thedate',no_screen);
The file 'thedate' is created, however it is empty. WHY?
Anyone?

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Re: HOST command on Linux [message #255136 is a reply to message #255135] Mon, 30 July 2007 14:05 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Frank Naude
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You don't have a "date" command in PATH. Try something like:

HOST('/bin/date > thedate',no_screen);
Re: HOST command on Linux [message #255142 is a reply to message #255136] Mon, 30 July 2007 15:06 Go to previous message
mungeroo
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Registered: July 2007
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Embarassed
Thanx. I am truly embarassed.
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