Python & cgi on win98--tinyweb problems, etc
bit_bucket5 at hotmail.com
Fri Nov 16 02:06:54 CET 2001
I'm looking for a solution to this:
I want to run a personal web server to run python cgi scripts that
interact with a mysql database on a windows 98 pc that's connected to
the internet via cable modem. I would rather avoid all security
issues and only allow the web server to serve pages to localhost--this
setup will be for a single user of the pc, no remote users, etc. Very
simple. So, I don't need a fancy web server. Any advice?
I have tried apache and it works fine, of course, but I think it's too
heavyweight for what I want here.
I found tinyweb on the internet, and it looks promising, but I can't
get it to run a python cgi script. It will run a test windows
executable that I placed in the cgi-bin directory, so it's some
problem specific to python and tinyweb. Any clues? The tinyweb
documentation is pretty minimal.
Any other recommendations for small simple web servers for this
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