lesson to learn CGIs
-= JB =-
sundown at pacifier.com
Fri Apr 24 10:24:23 CDT 2009
I am sure I probably read it in the signup dpcs or somewhere but then
having it all be new it is easy to be learning things I don't need
fact can't use in that way.
On Apr 24, 2009, at 8:04 AM, Richard Gaskin wrote:
> -= 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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