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Created by Dr. Xi on January 04, 2010 05:04:10    Last update: January 07, 2010 15:59:25
This is the error: >>> import urllib2 >>> f = urllib2.urlopen('htt... Reason: SSL is not supported in Python installation. >>> import httplib >>> hasattr(httplib, 'HTTPS'... Solution: recompile Python with SSL on Steps: Download and install OpenSSL , if you don't have it already. Download Python source and rebuild Python (the usual steps of configure, make and make install). Python's configure script should be able to pick up your existing SSL libraries automatically and build a shared library _ssl.so. Some web sites suggest editing the file Modules/setup.dist , uncomment the lines starting with _ssl , and making changes to the SSL path. This would link the SSL library statically to Python. # Socket module helper for socket(2) #_socket s...
Created by Dr. Xi on December 05, 2009 20:12:16    Last update: December 05, 2009 20:46:45
It's quite easy for Perl to open a pipe and read from it: $file = "nospace.txt"; open(IN, "cat $file |") ... But the code breaks when the file name contains a space: # This does not work! $file = "yes space.txt"; ... On Windows, these don't work either: # This does not work! $file = "yes space.txt"; ... You need to use a technique called Safe Pipe Opens : $file = "yes space.txt"; $prog = "cat"; ...
Created by Dr. Xi on December 04, 2009 04:33:05    Last update: December 04, 2009 04:33:05
Variable Meaning $_ The default or implicit variable. @_ Within a subroutine the array @_ contains the parameters passed to that subroutine. $a, $b Special package variables when using sort() $<digit> Contains the subpattern from the corresponding set of capturing parentheses from the last pattern match, not counting patterns matched in nested blocks that have been exited already. $. Current line number for the last filehandle accessed. $/ The input record separator, newline by default. $| If set to nonzero, forces a flush right away and after every write or print on the currently selected output channel. Default is 0 (regardless of whether the channel is really buffered by the system or not; $| tells you only whether you've asked Perl explicitly to flush after...
Created by Dr. Xi on July 29, 2009 20:58:51    Last update: July 29, 2009 20:58:51
You need to set several system variables in order to run a SQL script to update a column with JavaScript code: SQLT: set sqlt off The default SQLT (SQL terminator) is semicolon, which is used in JavaScript as statement terminator. Blank lines: set sqlblanklines on Blank lines are abundant in JavaScript. Don't let them terminate your SQL statement No variable substitution: set define off The ampersand is a JavaScript operator, which is also used by SQL*Plus for variable substitution. You should turn variable substitution off to preserve the JavaScript code. Finally, use slash (/) on a blank line to terminate your SQL code. Example: UPDATE events set JSCODE = 'var a = 1; var ...
Created by Dr. Xi on December 14, 2008 19:09:19    Last update: December 14, 2008 19:09:19
My mod_python app failed to extract Python eggs with this error: [Sun Dec 14 09:40:03 2008] [error] [client 127.0... The error message suggested to set the PYTHON_EGG_CACHE environment variable. While this may help solve the problem, there's no reason why the Python egg can't be installed expanded: easy_install -Z MySQL-python-1.2.2.tar.gz
Created by Dr. Xi on September 10, 2008 15:51:42    Last update: November 26, 2008 21:14:46
Variable Description SET AUTO [COMMIT] {ON | OFF | IMM [EDIATE] | n} Controls when Oracle Database commits pending changes to the database. SET CMDS [EP] {; | c | ON | OFF} Sets the non-alphanumeric character used to separate multiple SQL*Plus commands entered on one line to c. SET CON [CAT] {. | c | ON | OFF} Sets the character you can use to terminate a substitution variable reference if you wish to immediately follow the variable with a character that SQL*Plus would otherwise interpret as a part of the substitution variable name. SET ECHO {ON | OFF} Controls whether the START (@) command lists each command in a script as the command is executed. SET EDITF [ILE] file_name[.ext] Sets the default filename...
Created by Dr. Xi on November 12, 2008 22:56:00    Last update: November 12, 2008 22:56:00
Set the PAGESIZE system variable to 0 to suppress headings in SELECT results. This is helpful when retrieving source code for packages or stored procedures: SQL> set pagesize 0 SQL> show pages pagesize...
Created by Dr. Xi on September 29, 2008 23:05:12    Last update: September 29, 2008 23:06:16
These variables are set or used by the Unix shell to modify its behavior. Variable Description ENV=file Name of script that gets executed at startup; Usually, ENV=$HOME/.kshrc FCEDIT=file Editor used by fc (fix command) command. If $FCEDIT is not defined, use $EDITOR, otherwise use the default (vi or ed). FPATH=dirs Directories to search for function definitions; undefined functions are set via typeset -fu . FPATH is searched when these functions are first referenced. HISTFILE=file File in which to store command history. Default is $HOME/.sh_history for Korn shell, $HOME/.bash_history for Bash. If not set, history is lost after logout. HISTSIZE=n Max number of commands to keep in history. HOME=dir Home directory; set by login from passwd file. IFS='chars' Internal field separators. Default is space, tab, and...
Created by Dr. Xi on September 29, 2008 23:03:40    Last update: September 29, 2008 23:04:08
Variables set automatically by shell: Variable Description $# Number of command-line arguments. $- Options currently in effect (arguments supplied to sh or to set). $? Exit value of last executed command. $$ Process number of current process. $! Process number of last background command. $0 First word; that is, command name. $n Individual arguments on command line (positional parameters). The Bourne shell allows only nine parameters to be referenced directly (n = 1-9); the Korn shell allows n to be greater than 9 if specified as ${n}. $* All arguments on command line ("$1 $2..."). $@ All arguments on command line, individually quoted ("$1" "$2" ...). Variables set automatically by Korn shell: Variable Description ERRNO Error number of last system call that failed. LINENO Current...
Created by Dr. Xi on September 25, 2008 23:43:35    Last update: September 25, 2008 23:43:54
@INC is a list of directories Perl uses to find modules to load. You can add directories to @INC by use lib... , or set the PERLLIB environment variable: # using default @INC use Net::Socket::NonBl...
Created by Dr. Xi on September 23, 2008 20:43:58    Last update: September 23, 2008 20:43:58
Variable Description $0 The name of the ruby script file $* The command line arguments $$ Ruby interpreter's process ID $? Exit status of last executed child process $_ String last read by gets $. Line number last read by interpreter $! Last error message $@ Location of error $& String last matched by regexp $~ The last regexp match, as an array of subexpressions $n the nth subexpression in the last match (same as $~ ) $= Sase-insensitivity flag $/ Input record separator $\ Output record separator
Created by Dr. Xi on April 26, 2007 03:17:14    Last update: May 05, 2007 19:50:26
To loop through an envionment variable: @echo off set a=1 2 3 for %%i in (%a%) d... To loop through the command line arguments: @echo off for %%i in (%*) do echo %%i
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