PYTHON shell_exec

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def shee_exec(cmd):
return os.popen(cmd).read()

PHP shell_exec

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shell_exec

(PHP 4, PHP 5)

shell_execExecute command via shell and return the complete output as a string

Description

string shell_exec ( string $cmd )

This function is identical to the backtick operator.

Parameters

cmd

The command that will be executed.

Return Values

The output from the executed command.

Examples

Example #1 A shell_exec() example

<?php
$output 
shell_exec('ls -lart');
echo 
"<pre>$output</pre>";
?>

Notes

Note: This function is disabled when PHP is running in safe mode.

See Also