[REBOL] Re: pass variables using #exec cgi
From: kevin:sunshinecable at: 7-Feb-2001 21:37
On Wed, 7 Feb 2001, <[norsepower--uswest--net]> wrote:
> How can I immediately execute a rebol .cgi file when the user browses to the
> index.html file?
> For example, the following doesn't seem to work...
> <!--#exec cgi="cgi-bin/display-messages.cgi?messageType=news&messageID=none"-
> putting test.domain.com/cgi-bin/display-messages.cgi?messageType=news&
> messageID=none in the address bar of the browser works fine, but I can't seem
> to pass variables using the #exec server-side include command.
I just tested this on a Linux server running Apache -- it worked fine.
If the parameters can be passed via the command line, you could also use
<!--#exec cmd="/usr/local/apache/cgi-bin/display-messages.cgi news none" -->
Also, note the space before the -->. It's important that it be there.