Russ.Bradford at CSIRO.AU
Mon Mar 13 20:35:22 EST 2006
Sorry, just figured it out.
http://localhost:8080/cgi-bin/mapserv.exe should get you started.
From: UMN MapServer Users List [mailto:MAPSERVER-USERS at LISTS.UMN.EDU] On
Behalf Of Dave McCormick
Sent: Tuesday, 14 March 2006 11:41 AM
To: MAPSERVER-USERS at LISTS.UMN.EDU
Subject: Re: [UMN_MAPSERVER-USERS] Installation problem
I have the complete tree /gis/cgi-bin/mapserv chown'ed by apache and
mapserv is chmond +x. Yes, I have another script "test.cgi" in the same
dir and it works fine.
A stupid question, if "mapserv" is a cgi, why does it show as an
executable??? I normally program "pic chips".
On Mon, 13 Mar 2006 09:51:44 -0800, Brent Pedersen
<bpederse at NATURE.BERKELEY.EDU> wrote:
>i would check that the mapserv is chown'ed by you:apache and
>chmod +x it
>also check your apache conf file to make sure that ScriptAlias points
>to the cgi-bin.
>your result seems like apache isn't recognizing mapserv as a cgi
>script. do you have any other scripts in that directory? do they work?
>On Mar 13, 2006, at 8:28 AM, Doyon, Jean-Francois wrote:
>> "mapserv" is the CGI, therefore the PHP configuration has no bearing
>> on it.
>> Look in apache's "error_log" to see if anything shows up when you
>> make a request to the CGI?
>> Normally, you should see the same message in your browser that you
>> would see from the command line (i.e. "QUERY_STRING not set ...").
>> Since you don't presumably some error occurs, and hopefully it shows
>> up in apache's error log file.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: UMN MapServer Users List [mailto:MAPSERVER-
>> USERS at LISTS.UMN.EDU] On Behalf Of Dave McCormick
>> Sent: March 13, 2006 11:14 AM
>> To: MAPSERVER-USERS at LISTS.UMN.EDU
>> Subject: [UMN_MAPSERVER-USERS] Installation problem
>> I am using Mandrake 10, Apache 2.2 , PHP 4.4.2. Following the
>> instructions from here
>> http://ms.gis.umn.edu/docs/howto/compiling_on_unix and here
>> When I get to the end and test "./mapserv" the correct message
>> When I test on a browser "http://yourhostname.com/cgi-bin/mapserv"
>> I recieve
>> "download program as file?".
>> I imagine the proplem is in my php setup, but after four times of
>> setting things up (reinstall apache, php, etc, I still have the same
>> Any ideas as to what I am doing wrong.
>> Thanh you,
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