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[wlug] a very simple php question that just has my brain stumped.

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Matt Brown matt@m...
Wed Mar 12 22:38:11 NZDT 2003


Actually exec can give you an array of all of the output from a command

string exec ( string command [, array output [, int return_var]])


exec("route", $output);

for ($i=0;$i<count($output);$i++) {
	echo $output[$i] . "<br>";

should do the trick.


On Wed, 12 Mar 2003, kyle carter wrote:

> ok.. php question
> all i want to do is display the output of the route command on a webpage...
> now this is what i thought would be VERY simple in php, however im just not
> thinking about it right im sure.
> nl2br(passthru(route));   i thought would be about all i needed so far i can
> get the results using various methods, however none of them allows me to use
> nl2br to make it display nice on a html page (convert all the \n to <br>).
> what SIMPLE thing am i not thinking of.  passthru sends it direct to the
> browser no allowing any manipulation... exec only displays the last line of
> output.
> sample ways i have tried all appended into one php script.

Matt Brown

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