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From Thomas Eibner <>
Subject Re: mixing cgi-bin & mod_perl
Date Thu, 20 Dec 2001 20:45:01 GMT
On Thu, Dec 20, 2001 at 09:41:31PM +0100, Miroslav Madzarevic wrote:
>     The scenario:
> There are two folders
> /cgi-bin        with plain perl cgi
> /mod-perl       with Apache::Registry scripts
> The application is being moved from cgi to mod_perl (Apache::Registry) one
> script at a time.
> My friend has a strange idea.
> He wants to mix cgi-bin & mod_perl by testing all of the scripts in
> cgi-bin and putting one cgi-script at a time into mod-perl folder.
> He wants to do this internaly in Apache, changing the request for
> a particular script so for example when you reference /cgi-bin/
> you actually end with /mod-perl/ He doesn't want to
> change the <a href> code from html files to stop pointing at /cgi-bin.
> By moving all of them one at a time all of the application will
> eventually end up working under mod_perl.
> How can he do that ?

When he's still renaming the files he could do something like:
Alias /cgi-bin/ /mod-perl/

And when he has moved them all just move the directory so it works from
the original directory. 

  Thomas Eibner <> DnsZone <>
  mod_pointer <> 

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