lesson to learn CGIs
-= JB =-
sundown at pacifier.com
Fri Apr 24 10:30:33 CDT 2009
Does it make a difference if you chmod 755 it before you FTP?
I know a little about FTP and have Captain FTP. Is the on-rev
FTP already turned on?
On Apr 24, 2009, at 8:20 AM, Andre Garzia wrote:
> Hello Folks,
> 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
> 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
>> 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
>> which may be fine for text files but will break the engine, since
>> of course
>> the engine's object code is binary.
>> Richard Gaskin
>> Fourth World
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