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?

-=>JB<=-


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  
> access
> and ftp supports chmoding. I find WebDAV a novel thing which I  
> never use.
> Best go with FTP.
>
> :D
>
> On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 12:04 PM, Richard Gaskin  
> <ambassador at fourthworld.com
>> 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
>>  Fourth World
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