On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 04:05:31AM -0700, prashant kaushal wrote:
> Hi Di,
> Yesterday i tried a "Hello world" program in perl using cgi script on a windows platform. The steps i followed were:
> 1. Made a directory in "C:" and named it "cgi-bin"
> 2. Wrote my source code file and saved it with "test.cgi"
That won't do, you need to configure a webserver to execute that code. There are 2 ways to go about it:
1: install Apache, you can find a ready-to-go distribution at http://apachefriends.org
2: configure IIS to execute perl CGI, which is not extremely difficult, but requires you to know how to create a website on IIS.
Also, the top results on that search sadly still refer to ActiveState, so are not relevant anymore.
In a sense, what you need to do is add a .pl/.cgi association to IIS and configure it to open these files with Strawberry/perl/bin/perl.exe
If no further information will be given here by the time I get home (to a windows machine), I'll post a more thorough guide.
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