[Melbourne-pm] perl error message

Leigh Sharpe lsharpe at pacificwireless.com.au
Tue Aug 19 21:15:23 PDT 2008

Where is your hello.cgi file located?

If you're on Windows, it probably should be in c:\program files\apache


-----Original Message-----
From: melbourne-pm-bounces+lsharpe=pacificwireless.com.au at pm.org
[mailto:melbourne-pm-bounces+lsharpe=pacificwireless.com.au at pm.org] On
Behalf Of John Thornton
Sent: Wednesday, 20 August 2008 12:00 AM
To: melbourne-pm at pm.org
Subject: [Melbourne-pm] perl error message

       When I try to put the perl script hello world! into the browser I

      Not Found

The requested URL /cgi-bin/hello.cgi was not found on this server. 

  [the top of the creen has the 404 NotFound - Mozilla message] 

     Now, this might need some explanation: although hello.pl had worked
testing my script on the windows start and run command line, according
the VTC tutorial I had to put in a .cgi suffix as above to get it to
work in
a browser, and add some other code to my script. I did all of this as
tutorial asked, at least as far as I know. 

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