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Help getting started with Perl, Apache, WinNT

Help getting started with Perl, Apache, WinNT

Help getting started with Perl, Apache, WinNT

New to Perl & Apache, wondering if one of you experts can help a newbie get started...

Apache webserver on WinNT 4.0 Server

ActiveState Perl installed in C:\Apache\Perl

Relevant statements from my httpd.conf file.

AddHandler cgi-script .cgi .pl
Alias /perl/ "C:/Apache/perl/"
ScriptAlias /cgi-bin/ "C:/Apache/cgi-bin/"
<Directory "C:/Apache/cgi-bin">
    AllowOverride None
    Options None

Can access the perl directory with the url: http://servername/perl.

Put this simple perl script together:

print "Content-type: text/html\n\n";
print "<h1>Hello world</h1>";

Returns a HTTP 500 Error.

This is the entry from the error.log file:

[Tue Aug 08 21:59:42 2000] [error] [client] (2)No such file or directory: couldn't spawn child process: c:/apache/cgi-bin/hello.pl

This has got to be simple and I've looked all over perl.com and activestate.com and apache.org and... anyway, I'd appreciate any help you can give.


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