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Re: Perl Problems
ViewEnv.exe is not a perl program - it won't help you with perl. If
you have installed perl and followed the instructions below you should
be about to write a simple perl program (1 line)
print "Content-Type: text/html\r\n\r\nHello World!"
place this file in your cgi-bin directory, call it test.pl.
check that it works by type the following from a command prompt
box in the cgi-bin directory
DOS> perl test.pl
you should see
If you got that far you should be able to access the URL
from your browser and see
Note that ViewEnv.exe had a bug that is now fixed in 1.0.2
> I dont know what this means :
> >You need to be online to access your server, because you can't surf
> >pages thru the server without being online. (Did that make sense?) You
> >can browse your site by accessing whatever files you have on your
> >computer (ie c:\whatever), but the server software will have nothing to
> >do with that.
> But however I solved my own problem by installing Netscape Navigator
> 4.04 and keeping IE4 as the default browser. I use IE4 to browse the
> net and Netscape to browse my localhost. (For the net IE4 is better any
> day!!! This is not the issue here.) I have defined "http://localhost/"
> as the default page in Netscape preferences.
> My other problem was to make perl work with PI3Web Server. So following
> these instructions from an another e-mail :
> >> 1) make sure the path to Perl.exe is in the PATH environment
> >> variable. A good way to test this is to invoke the bundled
> >> viewenv.exe program. If you bring up a dos box and type
> >> 'perl c:\cgi-bin\acboard.pl' this emulates what the server
> >> (note this is different from 'c:\cgi-bin\acboard.pl' which
> >> windows use the .pl to find the appropriate program).>>
> >> 2) Open the file Conf\Config.pi3 and go down to the section
> >> ...>> <Object>>> Name StandardCGI>>
> >> Theres a bunch of options there to customize exactly how CGI's
> >> are started. Find the line
> >> CommandLineByExt .pl="perl %p%q"
> >> Remove this line, save the file, stop and start the server to
> >> Pi3 to start CGI's with .pl extensions like all others
> >> windows to figure out how to exec file script using its
> >>associations,>> lots of web servers do this.>>
> >> 3) Explicity point to your perl interpreter, same as above but
> >> change>> CommandLineByExt .pl="perl %p%q">>
> >> CommandLineByExt .pl="c:\\perl\\bin\\perl.exe %p%q"
> >> Where 'c:\perl\bin\perl.exe' is the full path to your perl
> I tried these instructions and ran viewenv from the dos prompt and
> encountered a GPF with the following message :
> VIEWENV caused an invalid page fault in
> module VIEWENV.EXE at 0137:004015fa.
> EAX=00000000 CS=0137 EIP=004015fa EFLGS=00010246
> EBX=00530000 SS=013f ESP=0063fdcc EBP=0063fdf8
> ECX=00000000 DS=013f ESI=815d2d2c FS=4417
> EDX=00409442 ES=013f EDI=00000000 GS=0000
> Bytes at CS:EIP:
> 8a 0f 8a 04 4a 83 e0 08 85 c0 74 03 47 eb cf 33
> Stack dump:
> 815b7920 815d2d2c 0063fdf8 00530000 0040167a 00000000 00401123 00000000
> 00000000 00000000 815b7920 0063fe38 004017e3 00000001 00760310 00760340.
> Still I have not been able to use perl. Can anybody help me?
> Some other details you might be interested in :
> I use
> Win95 4.00.950 B
> IE4 4.04.71.1712.6.
> I use Perl 5.03.
> Nilesh Singit
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