It is easier than that. Install activestate in c:\usr instead of the odd default that they suggest. Then you can use the #!/usr/bin/perl shebang on windows too (as long as perl and apache is on the same drive, that is - can't have one on C: and one on D: with this).

To take it for a test spin, just remove C: from your current shebang and see that it works.

Actually, this one should really up on a windows Q&A, since ActivePerls stupid default to C:\Perl has caused so much grievance for people. Especially since it works anyway when you are not doing CGI stuff... :)


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In reply to Re: How do I...Fool Windows into using *nix formatted shebang by Dog and Pony
in thread How do I...Fool Windows into using *nix formatted shebang by S_Shrum

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