No if it works use it, but if you choose to go with system() you will need to pass the command through escapeshellcmd() as a security precaution.
Adam On Tue, 12 Nov 2002, Greg wrote: > exec() worked jsut fine. Is there any drawback to using this? > -Greg > > "Adam Williams" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote in message > news:Pine.LNX.4.33L2.0211121138370.5968-100000@;roark.mdah.state.ms.us... > > actually, look up system() I think it would be better in your case. > > > > Adam > > > > On Tue, 12 Nov 2002, Greg wrote: > > > > > Hi- > > > Is there a way in PHP to execute a program and then have it pass its > output > > > back to PHP? Say I wanted to return the value that running "df" > produced > > > and put it in a web page? Thanks!! > > > -Greg > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php