I think it's apache ( is it the webserver you use?) that don't accept perlQuote:> I've designed a few web pages and added some perl scripts, now the
> problem, no one can access the scripts, root can't, users can't. It
> says "permission denied" or something like that. I've tried every way
> possible to fix this, maybe there is a bug with mandrake 6.2 ???
> I've set the permission for everyone to excute,read,etc...And the cgi
> is in the right directory.
> I never seen anything like this before, I've posted msg. on every
> linux ng, and everyone more or less says the same thing "chmod XXX,
> Well, I've been over everything, and this is really holding back my
> learning process.
> I'm ready to build another linux machine and try again, or maybe just
> D/L a program that will allow me to program in perl on my windows
> I want to set up a linux web server, I have all the how-to's, book,
> etc. But with all the problems, one has to wonder: there has got to
> be a better way to do this.
> I love Linux, but when you are trying to learn something and the OS is
> holding you back, that is not acceptable. With linux there are way to
> many silly undocumented problems specific to one machine, one install,
> or one distro.
> I'd love is someone can hold me get past this hurdle so I can continue
> to learn more and more....
script. you have to configure it. I'm using xitami webserver ( for windows )
and there's an option to accept/refuse perl script ( cgi and other ).
I know i don't help a lot, the only help i can give is to verify apache
howto and other docs.