[REBOL] Re: Trying to get Rebol CGI working on my website
From: tim:johnsons-web at: 18-Mar-2003 7:24
* Dave Fobare <[editor--the-sports-page--com]> [030318 04:58]:
> Either way, this isn't going to help me as I don't have RegEdit access on
> my remote host.
Sorry to hear about your problems...
I have followed that cost is an issue and you're getting a break with
this ISP. However, if your ISP is not willing to make those changes
for you - perhaps you should look for someone else - perhaps a domain
For someone just starting out - 24.95 american $ a month can be a bit steep.
Maybe there are others of like mind with whom you can 'share' a domain with
to cut your costs.
cniweb.net is my domain hoster. You would not have had these problems with
Corey. But he is a bit spendy, thus a consideration to some sharing of
BTW: I've run rebol CGIs with '.r' extensions reliably on windows boxes
with IIS and PWS. It would just mean that the ".cgi" entry in the
registry would be replaced with entry title ".r".
> Dave Fobare
> >Yek Soon wrote:
> >> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE System CurrentControlSet Services
> >> W3Svc Parameters Script_Map Once there you
> >> wantto EDIT --> New --> String Value to add a new extension association
> >> ".cgi" Then MODIFY the new ".cgi" entry to associated it with the
> >> executable, eg
> >> "C:\rebol\rebol.exe %s %s" Here "C:\rebol\" may be different on your
> >> system and note that you must end with .exe.
> >> Now restart the computer to get the new setting.
> >> After that any script in a directory that the server sees as EXECUTABLE
> >> the default "scripts" directory) which ends in *.cgi will be sent to the
> >> rebol interpreter.
> >I've been using Rebol CGI with Windows 2000 and IIS for around six months
> >now. This doesn't seem like the way we set up IIS to run Rebol as a CGI
> >process (though it does seem familiar). We got it going a lot easier than
> >this. Unfortunately, I've forgotten how to do it!! I believe there's a
> >tutorial on IIS 5 from the MS help site which shows how to set up generic
> >CGI scripts which was helpful?
> >Andrew Martin
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