I have windows 95 with Personal Web server and ActiveState Perl. All the latest versions. I first loaded active Perl and then PWS then installed Active Perl again.
If i start my browser and type in :
the browser says :
" Web site found, Waiting for reply..."
If i do Control Alt Delete the task list includes perl.
My feeling is that it starts perl but does not pass the script as an argument. Since perl does not return when you do not pass an argument it "Hangs".
Before i posted this question i looked at all the helpfull question being asked that where simular to mine.
I added to my script :
(also tried #!\usr\local\bin\perl -w
and #!c:\usr\local\bin\perl -w)
Then i added the regestry entry .pl and associated it with :
c:\usr\bin\local\perl.exe %s %s
Plus i associated the .pl extension in MS explorer (using %1 %*). I can call perl scripts from the explorer.
Then i copied perl.exe into the cgi-bin and called :
That worked. I can also start .html files without problem. The only thing that does not work is :
My question is why does this not work :