Upgrading IIS to 1.6 problem....
mjhand at concentric.net
Mon Apr 17 13:58:31 EDT 2000
I run CGI scripts on a real machine, but I also run some on IIS on an NT
To configure IIS to know that .cgi files should run Python, I (long ago)
followed Aaron Watters' instructions, and added a "ScriptMap" parameter
in the Windows registry:
.cgi -> C:\Program Files\Python\Python.exe
Worked just fine for a good long time.
The other day, I downloaded 1.6a2 and installed it on the PC. BUT...not
same location -- I installed it in the directory D:\Python16
I figured that changing the above registry entry to
"D:\Python16\\python.exe %s %s"
would be all I needed to do and my Python .cgi code would run using 1.6.
Long story short(er), it didn't work. My .cgi code still runs using the
that is in C:\Program Files\Python. Honest. I made the registry change
(I promise) and even rebooted. Twice to be sure.
Anyone know why my registry change hasn't affected IIS yet?
(Oh, I also -- though this shouldn't matter -- made sure to update my
in my autoexec.bat -- now when I type Python at an MS-DOS prompt, I get
Let me know. Thanks,
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