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[REBOL] Re: Testing REBOL CGI under Win95

From: tim:johnsons-web at: 11-Jun-2001 11:34

On Sat, Jun 09, 2001 at 05:02:53PM +0200, [geza67--freestart--hu] wrote:
> Hello REBOLlion ! > > I played a hard time to test REBOL CGI scripts under Win95: After trying several CGI-able free Web-servers, > it just did not happen to succesfully launch any REBOL CGI scripts (BTW Perl scripts runned like a breeze :-(( ) . > > What is the catch ? I suspect that the Windows Registry file assocation info which has bern put by REBOL View 1.2 installation, > is not satisfactory to launch CGI. I also tried to hand-code and assoc-info line with "C:\path-to-rebol\rebol.exe -cs %'" and deleting > the other automatically generated ones. I also installed Core 2.5, maybe WinXX does not like View for this purpose ... > but ended up with the same resultlessness ;-) > > Could someone please help, who entered the similar one-way street ? > > P.S. Maybe I should put a mini-Linux distribution on my PC and hack with the loads of configuration options of the > Apache executable just this minimalist sake ?
Hello Geza: What follows is directions for configuring PWS as worked for my on Windows NT 4.0. If you have win95 (as opposed to win98) you will have to get PWS from the Microsoft web site. I do my rebol CGI testing on Linux now, but if there is any advantage to PWS over Apache is that I found PWS very easy to install, and I didn't have to resolve any #!paths if my user target was a linux server. Directions follow: ;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;
> Add a new string value to: > HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\W3Svc\Parameters\Scri > pt > Map with name of .r (this is the suffix for the rebol script) and data > value of > > c:\rebol\rebol.exe -cs %s > > (obviously substitute the appropriate path to your executable). > > Your rebol cgi scripts should reside in your PWS Scripts directory. > or cgi-bin (in my case > Thanks for your reactions. > > Geza Lakner MD > > -- > To unsubscribe from this list, please send an email to > [rebol-request--rebol--com] with "unsubscribe" in the > subject, without the quotes.
-- Tim Johnson <[tim--johnsons-web--com]>