newbie simple exec problems

Michael Hudson mwh21 at
Wed Mar 8 01:15:52 CET 2000

Matthew Barre <mbarre at> writes:

> I have been learning python on my mac, and I just setup a RH6.1 box on my
> little LAN to practice Python as a cgi tool etc. Well the cgi thing has me
> completely baffled and right now I can't even get a Hello World script to
> run at the prompt ie:
> $
> bash:unrecognized command
> I have tried chmod 0755 and
> chmod a+x
> The first line of the file is
> #!/usr/bin/python
> which is where I checked and that's where python is. I'm baffled. Right now
> if I try to get a cgi the browser just prints the script...ack...what am I
> doing wrong?
> -Matt
> ---------
> "Ray! When someone asks you if you're a god, you say YES!!" -Winston Zedmore


$ ./

`.' may well not be on your $PATH...


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