Forum: Ruby on Rails backquotes/system in Apache f/cgi

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Mark M. (Guest)
on 2006-05-26 01:25
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I've done tons of searching on this so I apologize if this is one of
those common knowledge things.  I am relying on Kernel#` and
Kernel#system
to run some command line utilities in my Rails app.  This worked great
until
I moved to Apache (win32).  When running FCGI, neither of these methods
work
(both return nil). When running CGI, system seems to work, but `
doesn't.

I have investigated environment and permission issues, but nothing seems
to
make it work.

Is this a limitation when running in Apache, or am I missing something?
If
they are supposed to work, is there a good way to debug these methods?

Mark
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