Standalone for CGI?

Richard Gaskin ambassador at
Tue Feb 22 13:05:17 EST 2005

Robert Brenstein wrote:
>> 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.

Not a problem here:  all my Web hosting is done on BSD.

  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Media Corporation
  Ambassador at

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