[Melbourne-pm] apache and perl and

Ben Hare benhare at gmail.com
Fri Aug 22 00:27:25 PDT 2008

is it necessary to work on your own pc? cos if not, you really are
going about this the hard way. if you don't have an environment at
work, how about a cheap web host? you'd have your hello world script
up and running in a few seconds most likely with the help of docs
telling you exactly how to get your cgis working.

if learning Perl ( as opposed to apache config and how to configure a
pc to run Perl locally ) is your priority, that's what i would


On Fri, Aug 22, 2008 at 5:15 PM, John Thornton
<jdthornton at ozemail.com.au> wrote:
>       Hello
>            Haven't tried the solns yet. But one thing that seems to have
> escaped everyone's attention is that perl seems to have a weird status on my
> system.
>            Before I installed XAMPP I had activeperl, apache 2.2.8, msoft
> sql express 2005 and php all installed on my pc. I uninstalled the php and
> apache before I in stalled XAMPP. But I couldn't uninstall the activeperl; I
> couldn't see any uninstall method. Activeperl did not appear in admin
> p[rograms and under all programs there was no uninstall offered.
>           Now, having installed XAMPP there appears to be no PERL on the
> one hand - perl does not appear under XAMPP in the device manager list or in
> the error message spiels [error 500 etc at the bottom .] On the other hand
> Perl IS on my PC in other ways; it is there in the XAMPP explore box with
> folders and executable and the perltest CGI entries work in the browser to
> say "miniperl is ready" and "ok".
>           So when I get time I will test my "is there/isn't there" Perl
> with the suggestions offered.
>            John
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