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Writing scipt to a file from a script

Writing scipt to a file from a script

Writing scipt to a file from a script

(OP)
In attempting to build an installer I want to install numerous perl scripts from one perl script installer. Keep getting error 'can't modify constant item in scalar assignment' and for the life of me I can't find why.

short code example:

open (ADMIN,">admin.cgi") ¦¦ die "Can't write new file admin.cgi: $!\n";
      flock(ADMIN,2);
      print ADMIN = "\&035\;\!/usr/bin/perl\n";
[removed other lines]
      close (ADMIN);

no matter what is on the first print line it still returns the same error. But if nothing is there it will create a nice empty admin.cgi .

help?

thanks

lee

Lee Hempfling
lkh@mediais.com
Mediais Corporation
Complex problems require simple solutions.

RE: Writing scipt to a file from a script

Hi Lee,

Your line

print ADMIN = "\&035\;\!/usr/bin/perl\n";

needs to be

print ADMIN "\&035\;\!/usr/bin/perl\n";

You just had an '=' in there.

Mike
Mike_Lacey@Cargill.Com
Cargill's Corporate Web Site
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RE: Writing scipt to a file from a script

(OP)
Mike,
Thank you! It did the trick. I owe you gratitude for a week.
But... wanna go for two weeks?

it seems the server has now taken an attitude from something
I'm doing in this print process.

access denied now happens. it has not before.....

oh the conundrums of life

lee

Lee Hempfling
lkh@mediais.com
Mediais Corporation
"The meaning of life is to have no ending, as
a life with an ending has no meaning."

RE: Writing scipt to a file from a script

Hi Lee,

I'll go for the two weeks <smile> but I need a bit more information first.

Mike
Mike_Lacey@Cargill.Com
Cargill's Corporate Web Site
Please don't send me email questions without posting them in Tek-Tips as well. Better yet -- Post the question in Tek-Tips and send me a note saying "Have a look at so-and-so in the thingy forum would you?" My home email is michael.j.lacey@ntlworld.com<

RE: Writing scipt to a file from a script

(OP)
OK two weeks it is.. 8-)  

But ya gotta work hard for the time... ;-)

Here is my code... I'm stuck as it only responds with
a denial

# script snippit sent in email, not public material yet

Thank you for your help.
Lee

Lee Hempfling
lkh@mediais.com
Mediais Corporation
"The meaning of life is to have no ending, as
a life with an ending has no meaning."

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