OS X cgi error
wow at together.net
Thu Dec 6 11:24:05 EST 2007
I am positive I am using the correct engine. I downloaded it again to
What other possibilities exist as the source of this problem?
- Nothing in the cgi-bin except for the Darwin engine and the
- The hello.cgi script is saved as a text file.
- All permissions in the cgi-bin are set to 755.
- The owner of the cgi-executables folder is my login id.
- The group is "www"
On Dec 6, 2007, at 8:53 AM, paolo mazza wrote:
> Hello Richard,
>> I still get the same error when I try to access the cgi script
>> through my browser:
>> "can't load stack or script license.rev"
>> "premature end of script headers"
> I have never seen this message before. Actually, I do not
> understand it.
> Are you using Darwin engine 2.1.2 ? As far as I know this is the
> Darwin engine available.
> You can download it from:
> I guess there is a problem with you engine. Some months ago Mark
> wrote in
> this list:
>> I mean can we use the engine of the standalone as CGI?
> The -ui option works on all platforms and prevents the engine from
> anything GUI related. Specifically this means that the engine will not
> attempt to connect to a window server and will not create windows for
> stacks. This makes it possible to use the standalone engine as a
> command-script processor from a terminal/shell-script.
> However, your mileage will vary when attempting to use standard
> standalone engines as CGIs depending on your system setup. In
> particular, the OS X engine requires a 'desktop context' to function -
> this is not generally available when it is run as a CGI engine from a
> web-server installed on OS X.
> The reason the Linux standalone engine (will) work as a perfectly good
> CGI engine in -ui mode is that it's only direct 'desktop' related
> dependency is the Xlib, which is usually installed regardless of
> a machine is a server or desktop box.
> Warmest Regards,
> How to use Revolution <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com> writes:
>> I've done exactly as you say.
>> Nothing in the cgi-bin except for the Darwin engine and the hello.cgi
>> The hello.cgi script is definitely saved as a text file.
>> All permissions in the cgi-bin are set to 755.
>> The owner of the cgi-executables folder is my login id.
>> The group is "www"
>> Any other ideas? I don't know what to try next.
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