lesson to learn CGIs
andre at andregarzia.com
Fri Apr 24 10:20:57 CDT 2009
The Revolution CGI engine is not pre installed on on-rev. You need to upload
it there, to the cgi-bin folder and chmod 755 it. A webdisk, I think is a
WebDAV volume like an iDisk, still, the on-rev account support ftp access
and ftp supports chmoding. I find WebDAV a novel thing which I never use.
Best go with FTP.
On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 12:04 PM, Richard Gaskin <ambassador at fourthworld.com
> -= JB =- wrote:
>> For some reason I thought the executable was supposed to be in the
>> library folder
>> on my hard drive. Also you are right it was not properly renamed to
>> revolution. It
>> seems I forgot that part after I had trouble finding it.
>> As for uploading the engine file which I assume is the executable renamed
>> to revolution
>> I was simply transferring it using the webdisk like I would move files on
>> my hard drive.
>> What is the proper way to install it?
> Is this on your On-Rev account?
> If so, I don't believe you need to install the Rev CGI at all; it should be
> pre-installed, so all you'd need is the path to the engine, which should be
> described in your signup docs or online help for On-Rev.
> If not, what is webdisk? If it's an FTP client, does it offer a choice
> between text and binary transfer modes?
> I've seen some FTP clients read the first few bits of the Rev engine, see
> that it's ASCII, and try to use text mode, which will convert line endings
> which may be fine for text files but will break the engine, since of course
> the engine's object code is binary.
> Richard Gaskin
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