How to execute multiple commands in php exec?

by raven_corwin , in category: PHP General , 2 months ago

How to execute multiple commands in php exec?

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by gilbert , 2 months ago

@raven_corwin 

To execute multiple commands in PHP exec, you can do the following:

  1. Use a semicolon (;) to separate the commands:
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exec('command1; command2; command3');


  1. Or, use the double ampersand (&&) to execute the next command only if the previous command succeeds:
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exec('command1 && command2 && command3');


  1. You can also use the pipe symbol (|) to pass the output of one command as input to the next command:
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exec('command1 | command2 | command3');


Remember to be cautious when executing multiple commands, as it can pose security risks if user input is not properly sanitized.