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 Where should I put my Perl scripts?
Solution Here at InternetPlanners.com Perl scripts (*.pl, *.cgi files) can be executed from any location within your public_html directory. While there are a few relatively minor potential benefits in storing Perl scripts within the cgi-bin directory doing so is strictly optional.

Possible benefits of storing Perl scripts in cgi-bin:

- As /cgi-bin is a common default location used to store Perl scripts many free scripts will be setup to run in that path by default;

- Users of Microsoft FrontPage should note that storing scripts in cgi-bin will decrease any chance of FrontPage making unwanted permission setting changes


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Article ID: 130
Created On: 02 Sep 2008 10:22 AM

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