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From Stas Bekman <s...@stason.org>
Subject Re: Configuration problems
Date Sat, 12 Jun 2004 03:27:41 GMT
David Arnold wrote:
[...]
>>>I place the following script in /var/www/cgi-perl and when I request it
>>>from a browser I get a popup asking if I want to save the file to disk or
>>>open it. Not the behavior I expect.
>>>
>>>
>>>#! /usr/bin/perl
>>>print "Content-type: text/plain\n\n";
>>>print "Mod_perl 2.0 rocks!\n";
>>
>>When you request it, what's the URI that you use to access it?
> 
> 
> scinux.redwoods.edu/cgi-perl/rocks.pl
> 
> 
>>>Another simple file I have in /var/www/cgi-perl is:
>>>
>>>
>>>#! /usr/bin/perl
>>># perltest.pl
>>>print "Content-Type: text/html\n\n";
>>>print "<html><head><title>Script Environment</title></head><body>\n";
>>>print map{ "$_=$ENV{$_}<br>\n"} sort (keys (%ENV));
>>>print "</body></html>\n";
>>>
>>>And curiously enough, this works when accessed by my browser, and one of
>>>the environment variables it prints to the screen is:
>>
>>And what's the URI this time?
> 
> 
> http://scinux.redwoods.edu/cgi-perl/perltest.pl

OK, so try this: do

   cp perltest.pl rocks.pl

and rocks.pl should certainly work just like perltest.pl. Now try to slowly 
morph it into your original rocks.pl and see where the thing goes wrong. 
That's the usuall good-machine/bad-machine testing technique.

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