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[REBOL] Re: REBOL hosting

From: joel:neely:fedex at: 7-Nov-2003 9:43

Hi, Gabriele, YMMV Gabriele Santilli wrote:
> JN> The .cgi extension doesn't work unless the server is configured for it. > > Of course, but a standard installation of Apache comes with a > cgi-bin directory and .cgi extension preconfigured (as well as > .pl, usually). >
My experience has been different. In the instances of Apache I've worked with, the cgi-bin directory is generally writable only by the admins, not by users in general, and .cgi service from user directories has to be enabled (is not enabled by default).
> JN> Assuming that the > JN> server is running A Real Operating System (e.g. Linux, Unix, et familia) > JN> one may need shell access to make a file executable, even if one can > JN> upload it to one's filespace. > > Usually FTP does it nicely, you just need a decent FTP client. >
Only if you're coming from another Linux/Unix/etc box. If you FTP from a 'doze box, the bits aren't set IME. -jn- -- ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Joel Neely joelDOTneelyATfedexDOTcom 901-263-4446 Enron Accountingg in a Nutshell: 1c=$0.01=($0.10)**2=(10c)**2=100c=$1