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Re: [vox-tech] Perl question: determining the computer's IP address
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Re: [vox-tech] Perl question: determining the computer's IP address



you're right, its my path

----- Original Message -----
From: "Rob Rogers" <rob@wizardstower.net>
To: <vox-tech@lists.lugod.org>
Sent: Thursday, June 26, 2003 2:25 PM
Subject: Re: [vox-tech] Perl question: determining the computer's IP address


> On Thu, Jun 26, 2003 at 14:05:56PM -0500, Jay Strauss wrote:
> >
> > #!/usr/bin/perl
> > my @ip = (`ifconfig` =~ m/addr:([^\s]+)\s/);
> > print join(":",@ip),"\n";
> >
> > NOTE: run this a root (or someone who has access ifconfig),  I didn't
and it
> > took me 10 mins before I figured out my script was right but my user was
> > wrong
>
> You sure it's the user, and not the $PATH? ifconfig is generally in /sbin
> which most "normal" users don't have in their path, but I've never had
> a problem running /sbin/ifconfig on any of a dozen systems I've tried it
> on.
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