On Fri, Apr 02, 2004 at 05:36:53PM +0100, tim barrett wrote:
> >CGI is just a program that returns output in a speccific format. So if
> >it works on the command line and doesn't with the web server you need to
> >think about how those two environments differ.
> Thanks for the note Bill it set me off in the right direction. It was a
> bit of a novice perl mistake but then again thats me :-)
> It was simply that perl would not accept DOS filepaths. Once I change
> c:\progra~1\swish-e\swish-e to c:/progra~1/swish-e/swish-e everything
> was fine.
That's not true. Perl accepts DOS paths fine. But the backslash is an
escape character when using within double quotes.
moseley@laptop:~$ cat x
moseley@laptop:~$ perl -l x
Received on Fri Apr 2 10:13:12 2004