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Re: [PBML] Downloading instead of running perl

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  • steve@blacktrionix.com
    Have you got active state installed and running, and mapped .pl and .cgi extensions to it? or is this done automatically with those webservers in question? HTH
    Message 1 of 2 , Sep 1, 2001
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      Have you got active state installed and running, and
      mapped .pl and .cgi extensions to it? or is this done
      automatically with those webservers in question?

      HTH steve
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "David Nobles" <dnobles@...>
      To: <perl-beginner@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Saturday, September 01, 2001 4:35 AM
      Subject: [PBML] Downloading instead of running perl


      > First let me start with I'm new to perl, cgi, web servers, etc. If this is
      > the wrong list I apologize in advance.
      >
      > I have the following HTML taken from a book followed by the perl program
      > it's suppose to run. I running Windows ME.
      >
      > I've tried two different web servers Badblue and Analogx Simple Server.
      > Both of the display the HTML fine.
      >
      > When I click on the "Create Bar Chart" button instead of executing bar.pl
      I
      > get a pop stating I've trying to download bar.pl from localhost.
      >
      > The server is looking at C:\WWW as the root directory and I've created a
      > directory named cgi-bin under WWW that contains the bar.pl program.
      >
      > I've tried
      >
      > <FORM ACTION=bar.pl METHOD=POST>
      >
      > <FORM ACTION="bar.pl" METHOD=POST>
      >
      > <FORM ACTION="c:\www\cgi-bin\bar.pl" METHOD=POST>
      >
      > etc.
      >
      > Any help would be appreciated.
      >
      > Thanks in Advance,
      >
      > David Nobles
      >
      >
      > I
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