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Date:      Wed, 17 May 2000 08:28:21 -0700
From:      Chameleon <>
To:        Marc Silver <>, Chris Walterhouse <>
Subject:   Re: perl and cgi
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <>
References:  <000101bfbffc$8adbfd00$> <000101bfbffc$8adbfd00$>

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At 02:52 PM 5/17/00 +0200, Marc Silver wrote:
>Hey there,
>On Wed, May 17, 2000 at 08:36:36AM -0400, Chris Walterhouse wrote:
> > Our company just purchased a new server running FreeBSD but we have a 
> couple
> > of questions that our server support can't answer because he's out of town
> > for a while:
> >
> > 1. where would you find the path to perl 5 if you were to FTP into the
> > server? We're not sure is perl is installed or not.
>Perl can be found in /usr/bin.
> > 2. where would you find the cgi bin in a freeBSD server? do you have to 
> make
> > one?
>You would have to install the apache port for this.  See
>/usr/ports/www/apache13 to install it.  Once you've installed that port,
>your cgi-bin directory should be in /usr/local/www/cgi-bin.  You can
>obviously change this in the httpd.conf file.

might also want to check to see if there are any virtual servers.
They are listed in the httpd.conf file. And they would not necessarily be 
to the /usr/local/www/cgi-bin directory


> > We were running a BSDI server with all this stuff installed and ready to go
> > before changing to freeBSD so we're not sure about the above.
>Hope this helps.
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