phpinfo from the command line

echo "<?php phpinfo(); ?>" | php > phpinfo.txt
show phpinfo(); from the command line
Sample Output
no output

5
2009-02-16 19:02:01

2 Alternatives + Submit Alt

What Others Think

Alternatively: php -i > phpinfo.txt
piXelz · 487 weeks and 3 days ago
no output from variants 1/1b.. echo "" | php > phpinfo.txt -or- php -i > phpinfo.txt but alternatives are helpful.. thanks!
mazal · 265 weeks and 4 days ago
err.. echo "" | php > phpinfo.txt (chunk between quotes got yanked? --sorry for re-post experiment.. not enabled to edit.)
mazal · 265 weeks and 4 days ago
redux (read the blog manual).. echo "<?php phpinfo(); ?>" | php > phpinfo.txt -or- php -i > phpinfo.txt
mazal · 265 weeks and 4 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

You must be signed in to comment.

What's this?

commandlinefu.com is the place to record those command-line gems that you return to again and again. That way others can gain from your CLI wisdom and you from theirs too. All commands can be commented on, discussed and voted up or down.

Share Your Commands



Stay in the loop…

Follow the Tweets.

Every new command is wrapped in a tweet and posted to Twitter. Following the stream is a great way of staying abreast of the latest commands. For the more discerning, there are Twitter accounts for commands that get a minimum of 3 and 10 votes - that way only the great commands get tweeted.

» http://twitter.com/commandlinefu
» http://twitter.com/commandlinefu3
» http://twitter.com/commandlinefu10

Subscribe to the feeds.

Use your favourite RSS aggregator to stay in touch with the latest commands. There are feeds mirroring the 3 Twitter streams as well as for virtually every other subset (users, tags, functions,…):

Subscribe to the feed for: