[ZWeb] Basic instructions for using ZCGI

Adrian Hungate adrian@haqa.co.uk
Fri, 4 Jan 2002 18:41:46 -0000

Is that why this went here... I was wondering (I am the product author).

Sorry to the other ZWeb list members if this ZCGI traffic has caused any


Adrian Hungate

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people don't realise this yet.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Martijn Pieters" <mj@zope.com>
To: "Neil Burnett" <neil@efc.be>
Cc: "Zope.org Mailinglist" <zope-web@zope.org>
Sent: Friday, January 04, 2002 4:11 PM
Subject: Re: [ZWeb] Basic instructions for using ZCGI

> On Wed, Jan 02, 2002 at 06:06:53AM -0500, Neil Burnett wrote:
> > Has anyone got a example of how ZCGI works? I am a little confused over
> > where extensions should and shouldn't be used. I am working with Perl
> > scripts. I assume I can name a ZCGIScript object something.pl (i.e. the
> > same name as the actual script filename) so I don't need to change the
> > imported HTML pages that use it. The cgifile property seems to insist on
> > no extension (I wonder why, out of curiosity?)
> >
> > I also get a  "Can not locate a COMSPEC environment variable to use as
> > shell" when trying to view or run the script. I have assumed that ZCGI
> > knows about the PATH env variable in Windows, so I haven't modified the
> > ZCGIExtMap property. The script runs fine in a command window.
> >
> > This will be the product that helps me move old web sites to ZServer, so
> > "Many Thanks" to haqa.
> Hi Neil,
> You can best ask questions about ZCGI by using the "feedback to this
> author" link, instead of using the "feedback about Zope.org" link. The
> latter will send your email to the Zope-Web mailinglist, which the author
> ZCGI prolly doesn't read.
> Hope this helps!
> --
> Martijn Pieters
> | Software Engineer  mailto:mj@zope.com
> | Zope Corporation   http://www.zope.com/
> | Creators of Zope   http://www.zope.org/
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