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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
      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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