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From: Michael Peppler <mpeppler at peppler dot org>
Subject: Re: Sybperl doesnīt work in CGI-script
Date: Aug 17 1999 9:34PM

Philipp Ross writes:
 > Hello!
 > On my workstation Sybperl works very well but not on the server where
 > the CGI-scripts I wrote are supposed to run. On both machines I
 > compiled perl 5.00503, sybperl 2.10 and apache 1.3.6. The system is
 > based on SUSE-Linux 6.0. And both machines have the same version of 
 > Sybase libraries and includes. What else is important for the
 > behavior of Sybperl?
 > Most surprising, the sybperl works even on the server if the script is
 > run from the commandline but not as a CGI-script. The Environment-
 > Variable SYBASE is set in http.conf on both machines.
 > CGI-scripts do not even try to connect to the Sybase Server. dblogin()
 > fails before. I canīt get the server to tell me whatīs going wrong. I
 > know i should use a message handler, but i donīt know how. Could someone
 > please edit the test-script below? (sorry for that)

Is the cgi script using mod_perl?
If so - is mod_perl correctly built to not be linked with -ldb or
Is Apache linked with -ldb or -lndbm?

THere's nothing wrong with the script that I can see. A quick fix
would be to use Sybase::CTlib instead :-)

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