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From Patrick Cossette <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] CGI questions
Date Fri, 10 Dec 2004 21:31:18 GMT
Anything in the Apache error log?  It's probably a permissions porblem.  Is 
CGI enabled in that directory?  You need to enable, in httpd.conf for instance.


At (15:31) 10-12-2004, you wrote:
>I am having a hell of a time with my CGI scripts.  Here is what I have.  I 
>have read everything I can find on
>Error message:
>Premature end of script headers: classifieds.cgi
>I have run the perl -c on script and it passed.  I checked the location of 
>perl  # !/usr/bin/perl.  Probably everything else you can think of right 
>off the bat.  I even setup the following simple script to test with.
># Testing CGI script installation
># Copyright 1999-2001, Emmie P. Lewis
># Created 07/24/99
># This script is designed to test
># CGI script installation
>print "Content-type: text/plain\n\n";
>print "Yippee! It works!";
>I have run the above script from the command prompt using the root userid 
>and pw and it ran. I have not been able to get it to work from the browser.
>This script will not even work.  In all the reading I have been doing 
>today I came across something that I think might be in the right 
>direction.  Could it be that the userid and group used to run Apache is 
>not at a high enough level to run any cgi scripts.  That is a thought.  If 
>you have any other suggestions by all means please let me know.  Thanks.
>Gary Manigault
>Sr. Systems Analyst

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