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From Dragon <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Can't load .JS file into Perl/CGI script.
Date Thu, 20 Dec 2007 16:09:33 GMT
CraigT wrote:

>Thanks for responding Dragon.   I added the JavaScript mime type to the HTTPD
>file.   I restarted the server and tried to load the external JavaScript
>file into the .CGI process from the supra-directory (root) and a
>subdirectory to the cgi-bin directory.   The load from the root did not
>work.   The load from the subdirectory tried to work but attempted to
>execute the .JS file like a Perl/CGI program according to the Apache log.
>The content type is given as below.
>              <script type='text/JavaScript' src='js/rnd.js'></script>
>I need more guidance.
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As I said in my original post, you cannot have these files served 
from anywhere under the cgi-bin directory if Apache is configured to 
execute files in that directory as CGI scripts, (which it appears it 
is from what you say above).

I would suggest making a directory under your document root directory 
for these js files and serve them from there.

Does your server properly send a static HTML file from the document 
root directory or any subdirectories?

What happens if you try to load the js file directly via the browser 
(not as part of a script tag, just type the url of the js file in the 


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