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Old 10-18-2009, 05:39 AM   #1
toredo
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boa with php


hello,

i installed boa on a small arm-architecture, it runs well. I also installed php5-cgi to run php-scripts on my device.

but, of course, i'd like to use php inside of boa. I tried much things with the configuration-file, but nothing worked.

I readed, that i need a php-wrap?!?

But i am a newbie at linux and i try to learn all this things.

thank you

sorry for my bad english

best regards toredo
 
Old 11-17-2009, 08:23 AM   #2
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Would be nice if you showed some of the configurations you tried. Anyways the wrapper thing is called CGI Common Gateway Interface. I checked on the manual of boa and found two ways one could acomplish this.

http://www.boa.org/documentation/boa-2.html#ss2.3

Use the ScriptAlias directive

Code:
DocumentRoot /var/www
ScriptAlias cgi-bin /var/www/cgi-bin
Or with the AddType directive
Code:
AddType application/x-httpd-cgi .cgi
Dunno if this one will work

The main important thing is how the cgi files are build up. The program needs to be executable by the webserver (chmod a+x ./asdf.cgi) and use the shabang way to be run ( dunno how to phrase that good but an example will mak it clear)

PHP Code:
#!/usr/local/bin/php-cgi
<?php
phpinfo
();
?>
The first line needs to have the path to the binary that will interpret the file.

I hope you set up the error log of boa and don't forget to put the CGI log directive into it.

Regards Zhjim
 
  


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