weird CGI-bin problem

Andrew Wansink andy at
Tue Jan 1 11:36:01 CST 2002

Yes there is, perhaps you should attach your apache config (assuming you are
using apache.)

Often the default configuration is that scripts in /cgi-bin/ are executed,
check that the execute bit is set on your script.


On Sat, Feb 28, 2004 at 11:41:43AM +1100, jimd at wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm working on which has a form in it whose href is
> I need to change this form to call so the client can enter some more stuff
> however, when I change the href to (and make no other change)
> the result is that is downloaded rather than being executed.
> If I change href back to, normal behaviour resumes.
> I'm bewildered by this. Is there something special in CGI which causes
> downloading rather than execution? Help, please.
> Jim Donovan

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