Apache CGI troubles.

Russ Garwood rgarwood at nwlink.com
Tue Feb 20 08:45:13 PST 2001


I tried that, but no luck. Thanks though.


>Just a thought, but what about using #!/usr/bin/perl on the first line?

>I've never seen #! usr/bin/perl ...

>

>~ Michal

>

>--

>

>Russ Garwood wrote:

>

>|Good evening all,

>|

>| Sorry for the repost to anyone who already read this - I just realized

>|that, for some reason, my system clock reset itself, causing the my

>|original post to be sent on Saturday Jan 2nd, 1988, so people like me who

>|sort their email by date would never see the original post at all.

>|

>| Has anybody else had troubles running CGI scripts with Apache? I'm

>using

>|Red Hat 6.2, with the Apache 1.3.12 that comes with, and every time I run a

>|cgi script, I get error 500. My test script is as follows:

>|

>|

>|#! usr/bin/perl

>|

>|print "Content-Type: text/html\n\n";

>|

>|print "Hello, world";

>|

>|

>|A glimpse at the error log informs:

>|

>|[Sun Feb 18 21:06:12 2001] [error] (2)No such file or directory: exec of

>|/chinook/live/cgi-bin/test.cgi failed

>|[Sun Feb 18 21:06:12 2001] [error] [client 10.0.0.4] Premature end of

>|script headers: /chinook/live/cgi-bin/test.cgi

>|

>|Where "/chinook/live" is the DocumentRoot for Apache.

>|

>|

>| The script runs just fine from the console. I've looked at file

>|permissions, my script is in the correct dir, and cgi execution is enabled,

>|both in the httpd.conf and .htaccess. I've gone over everything I thought

>|was relevant in The Idiot's Guide To Solving Perl CGI Problems at CPAN, and

>|other CGI tutorials available at apache.org. Anybody else have this problem?

>|

>| - Russell Garwood

>|

>|





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