Excuting scripts question

Ken ken at hotmail.com
Sun Jun 8 12:04:19 CEST 2003


"dique" <chezdique at yahoo.com> wrote in message
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> Here is a helpful link on Setting up Python for CGI on IIS.
> http://www.e-coli.net/pyiis.html
>
> From the article, it seems that you should put C:\Python22\python.exe
> -u %s %s instead. (Perhaps C:\Python22\python.exe -u "%s" "%s" is
> safer, with the quotes on.)
>

I followed it and it loaded. But instead of executing the script, it is
displaying as a text. Any ideas how to fix it?

Thanks
>
>
> "Ken" <ken at hotmail.com> wrote in message
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> > "Peter Hansen" <peter at engcorp.com> wrote in message
> > news:3EE28A13.65FD29DD at engcorp.com...
> > > Ken wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > > Hi, I have a few scripts that ran well in Unix environment with:
> > > > > > #!/usr/local/bin/python
> > > > > >
> > > > > > What do I need to change to if I relocate these scripts on a
Windows
> > > > > > environment? I have installed Python 2.2.3 in C:\Python22
directory.
> > > > >
> > > > Hi, I tried to run the script on IE (eg:
http://192.168.0.2/test1.cgi)
> >  but
> > > > it doesn't seem to load. (The script seems to load forever... but
> >  ordinary
> > > > html files work)
> > >
> > > And 192.168.0.2 is your own machine?
> > Yes
> >
> >  Do you have a web server
> > > running on it?
> > I installed IIS. (I am running Windows 2000 Pro)
> > I went into Control Panel/Admin Tools/Internet Information
Services/Default
> > Web Site and go into properties. In the "Home Directory" tab, I went
into
> > "Configuration". Clicked "Add", put in the path of python.exe executable
> > (C:\Python22\python.exe), extension "cgi" and pressed ok. Is this the
right
> > way to do it? I am planning to run this Win2000 machine as a web server
for
> > my cgi scripts that used to reside on a Unix machine. The script files
and
> > HTML files are saved into the C:\Inetpub\wwwroot directory.
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> > IE does not actually execute CGI or Python or
> > > anything except *client-side* Javascript and Java.  If you want
> > > to execute CGI, you have to have a web server running, and the
> > > web server itself executes the CGI and returns its results to
> > > IE in the form of HTML.
> > >
> > > IE can handle HTML that is loaded from the local filesystem, but
> > > consider this to be a special feature, not something that means
> > > you can treat your hard drive exactly as you treat a web server.
> > >
> > > If you want to learn more, try looking at CGIHTTPServer in the
> > > standard library, or look into setting up another web server
> > > locally, perhaps ... Twisted.  :-)
> > >
> > > -Peter






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