PWS can run Perl cgi scripts.
How does PWS know where Perl is?
On Windows 98 you need to make an entry in the Windows Registry.
First make a back-up copy. Then fire up RegEdit and go to
and add a new entry:
.pl = C:\Perl\bin\Perl %s %s
...or wherever Perl lives on your machine.
I have seen the following entry recommended instead
but I have not tried it:
.pl = C:\Perl\bin\PerlIS.dll
In addition, I have read of a method that involves modifying
the hash-bang line but I don't use that because I'd just
have to change it before uploading to my server.
The other thing you need to do is set up a cgi directory
in PWS. Bring up the PWS admin window, click on Advanced,
and then on Add... In the directory you set up, specify
the Execute option. (You can have as many Execute
directories as you want.)
That should do it. Any more questions, just ask.
Posts are HTML formatted. Put <p> </p> tags around your paragraphs. Put <code> </code> tags around your code and data!
Read Where should I post X? if you're not absolutely sure you're posting in the right place.
Please read these before you post! —
Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags:
You may need to use entities for some characters, as follows. (Exception: Within code tags, you can put the characters literally.)
- a, abbr, b, big, blockquote, br, caption, center, col, colgroup, dd, del, div, dl, dt, em, font, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, hr, i, ins, li, ol, p, pre, readmore, small, span, spoiler, strike, strong, sub, sup, table, tbody, td, tfoot, th, thead, tr, tt, u, ul, wbr
Link using PerlMonks shortcuts! What shortcuts can I use for linking?
See Writeup Formatting Tips and other pages linked from there for more info.
| & || & |
| < || < |
| > || > |
| [ || [ |
| ] || ] ||