[REBOL] Re: Testing REBOL CGI under Win95
From: gjones05:mail:orion at: 9-Jun-2001 12:07
From: Geza Lakner
> 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 :-(( ) .
And read like hell! ;-)
> 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 ?
Which servers have you used? Is there one in particular that you would like to
use? The configuration is usually different for each one.
> 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 ?
> Thanks for your reactions.
Not that I have anything against Linux, but Apache runs quite well on Windows
these days. It is what I have been using for almost two years now on Win95 and
then Win98. But it does require more than its share of configurations. The
upside is that there are more of us to guide you through it.
First, which servers have you tried?