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Old 02-18-2003, 08:41 AM   #1
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problems opening perl files


i am tryin to run a basic perl file. this is what i done:

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% my $planet = "World";
Hello, <% $planet %>!
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i saved the file as first.pl
i told the system that the file is excecutable:
chmod +x first.pl

i tried to open the file in Internet Explorer, and i got the content of the file:

http://134.36.16.12/perl/first.pl

i checked that httpd.conf includes the
LoadModule perl_module modules/mod_perl.so
PerlModule /usr/lib/httpd/modules

when i type $ perl - v
i get
 
Old 02-18-2003, 01:49 PM   #2
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I'm not a HTML guru. but to my understanding
you'd call a Perl-script from a cgi file, not by
loading it into a browser as such?

Cheers,
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