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From Tim Johnson <...@johnsons-web.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] How htaccess enables CGI script as default page
Date Thu, 03 Mar 2011 00:11:25 GMT
* David Christensen <dpchrist@holgerdanske.com> [110302 15:01]:
> On 03/02/2011 03:22 PM, Tim Johnson wrote:
> >I'm attempting to use .htaccess to make an executable python script
> >as the default page for a directory.
> 
> I recently wanted to have *all* hits for a particular subtree to go
> to a Perl CGI script on Debian 6.0.0 and Apache 2.2 via .htaccess.
> The key was realizing that I could catch index hits via
> DirectoryIndex and "not found" hits via ErrorDocument 404.
> 
> 
> I ended up with two files in my DocumentRoot:
> 
>     .htaccess
>     handler.pl
> 
> 
> Here is .htaccess:
> 
>     $ cat .htaccess
>     Options +ExecCGI
>     AddHandler cgi-script pl
>     DirectoryIndex                   handler.pl
>     ErrorDocument 404 /errordocument/handler.pl
  Hi David:
  Using your example I changed my .htaccess so that
  it has the following (only):
  ##
  Options +ExecCGI
  AddHandler cgi-script py
  DirectoryIndex index.py
  ##
  .htaccess is chmod 644
  Same results as before..
  thanks for the reply

  obviously still something wrong on my end.
-- 
Tim 
tim at johnsons-web.com or akwebsoft.com
http://www.akwebsoft.com

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