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From: "Stepan, Jamison" <Jamison dot Stepan at state dot mn dot us>
Subject: RE: RedHat 5.1 users -- good news
Date: Aug 20 1998 2:48PM

Just in case anyone was wondering, I've tried using a sybperl linked to
libc5 on a glibc system and it doesn't work. Got it to compile, but has the
same results.


> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Mihai Ibanescu []
> Sent:	Thursday, August 20, 1998 4:01 AM
> To:	SybPerl Discussion List
> Cc:
> Subject:	RE: RedHat 5.1 users -- good news
> On Wed, 19 Aug 1998 wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > That is good news indeed.  Do you know if it fixes the problems with
> running
> > sybperl scripts as cgi programs (e.g with Apache) as well?  I had to
> > downgrade a couple of systems to 4.2 because of that and would love to
> run
> > the newer Red Hat distributions.
> 	Unfortunately, no, it does not fix it. But this one is really
> strange. I think it's been discussed on this list a while ago -- saw it in
> the archives.
> 	By the way, setting the environment is tricky, I tried to create a
> sybase user pointing to sybase's home (/usr/local/sybase), but it
> hopelessly failed. 
> 	When trying to use Sybase::CTlib, the cgi script stops, and I was
> unable to make it print an error message. The cgi started from the command
> line worked.
> 	But this is another one:
> ###### BEGIN
> #!/usr/bin/perl
> print "Content-type: text/plain\n\n";
> print "1\n";
> print `/home/httpd/cgi-bin/m2.cgi "select 1+5"`;
> ####### END
> 	m2.cgi is a sybperl script that executes $ARGV[0] (this is the way
> I access my sql server, since I could not find SQSH anywhere on the net...
> is unavailable). 
> 	Guess what? It works. Still as user nobody.
> 	So, why the hell apache does not run sybperl cgi scripts?
> 						Mihai
> 	Mihai Ibanescu			Dynamic Network Technologies 
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