[thelist] Can you open a url with a cgi script?

Aredridel aredridel at nbtsc.org
Thu Aug 7 10:17:40 CDT 2003

On Thu, 2003-08-07 at 07:30, Diane Soini wrote:
> I can't use PHP nor can I recompile or change the server or install 
> anything like modules or anything other than cgi scripts into the 
> cgi-bin and html pages into the site files. I'm hoping there is perl 
> code I could use to open a file on another server, read its contents 
> and print out to the browser without redirecting to that other server. 
> Is there anything like that out there?

PHP works as a CGI, so you could compile or find your own, configure it
how you like, and upload it and just run it as /cgi-bin/php/filename.php

> >

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