[San-Diego-pm] Shebang path issue

Greg Rasberry grasberry at razcon.com
Fri Nov 22 12:15:38 PST 2013

Hi Joel,

For me I just placed a copy the needed perl exe's dll's (five files) in  a
new folder named C:\usr\bin.  Not pretty but it seems to work well. I also
made a note in the folder to upgrade this when perl is upgraded.

Greg R.

On Fri, Nov 22, 2013 at 11:20 AM, Joel Fentin <joel at fentin.com> wrote:

> At the perl meeting last night, I was told that perl in windows ignores
> the shebang. What I should do is move the perl path to the left of all
> other path statements to get it to work that way.
> I changed the path here:
> Start>Settings>Control Panel>System>Advanced>Environment Variables
> It's true if I shell to DOS and type:
> C:\Apache2.2\cgi-bin\Learn>perl showmodules.pl
> The program works and shows me the perl modules.
> However, if I am running the Apache server, and I type:
> The she shebang must be:
> #!/perl/bin/perl
> #!/usr/bin/perl will not work.
> Is there a reasonable workaround?
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