Standalone for CGI?

Robert Brenstein rjb at
Tue Feb 22 10:11:01 EST 2005

>I currently use this setup on one of my servers:
>  engine
>  libMyStuff.rev
>This lets me keep my scripts in the "libMyStuff" stack for greater 
>flexibility and protection, brought into play with "start using" in 
>I'd like to see if I could reduce those files down to just one, 
>having a standalone that does what I need.
>Is it possible to use a standalone as a CGI?  I've not had good 
>success here, even when building from the same engine that works 
>great on my server by itself; somehow when bound to the stack it 
>isn't working (yes, I've checked permissions <g>; it's a 500 error).
>  Richard Gaskin
>  Fourth World Media Corporation

If this is using Apache under OSX, the problem is likely that a 
Rev-based standalone can't be selected as a cgi. This comes from 
Appache -- it does not allow selecting OSX bundled apps as cgis. Only 
self-contained executables.


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