Linux Engine: Problems on Red Hat server with CGI

Ken Ray kray at sonsothunder.com
Wed Nov 19 21:13:51 CST 2003


Take a look at my foray into Linux CGIs for the two files that *I* had
to install:

http://www.sonsothunder.com/devres/revolution/revolution.htm?_cgi001

The files were:

libXext.so.6 and libX11.so.6.

Ken Ray
Sons of Thunder Software
Email: kray at sonsothunder.com
Web Site: http://www.sonsothunder.com/ 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: use-revolution-bounces at lists.runrev.com 
> [mailto:use-revolution-bounces at lists.runrev.com] On Behalf Of 
> J. Landman Gay
> Sent: Wednesday, November 19, 2003 8:57 PM
> To: How to use Revolution
> Subject: Re: Linux Engine: Problems on Red Hat server with CGI
> 
> 
> On 11/19/03 8:21 PM, Sannyasin Sivakatirswami wrote:
> 
> > ##### Error log says: ######
> > 
> > [Wed Nov 19 20:04:23 2003] [error] [client 64.75.166.210] Premature 
> > end
> > of script headers: 
> > /home/htstore/store.hinduismtoday.com/cgi-bin/subscribe.cgi
> > /home/htstore/store.hinduismtoday.com/cgi-bin/Linux: error 
> while loading 
> > shared libraries: libXext.so.6: cannot open shared object 
> file: No such 
> > file or directory
> > 
> > ########
> > 
> > Anyone know what that means? "Shared libraries: libXext.so.6" ??
> 
> I had the same problem when I first started using cgis. It turns out 
> that not all Unix installations install the full set of 
> library files. 
> There are two in particular that Rev looks for which are often not 
> installed, and this is one of them. I can't remember the name of the 
> other, but if you get another similar error it will probably 
> include the 
> second file name.
> 
> You can either update the Linux installation or just put in an empty 
> dummy file with the right name. Rev doesn't really read or 
> use the file, 
> it just has to be in there.
> 
> I know virtually nothing about Linux installations, so I 
> can't tell you 
> where the file is supposed to go. My ISP installed it for me. 
> All I know 
> is that you only need an empty text file with the right name.
> 
> -- 
> Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
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