how to run cgi -script on Cygwin ?

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Old 12-06-2007
how to run cgi -script on Cygwin ?


I would like to run a cgi script in cygwin which i have installed in WinXP.
My CYGWIN directory structure is

drwxrwx---+ 2 user Users 0 Nov 23 16:24 cgi-bin
drwxrwx---+ 3 user Users 0 Oct 22 17:21 htdocs
drwxrwx---+ 3 user Users 0 Oct 22 17:22 icons

and another directory is

drwxrwx---+ 2 user Users 0 Nov 23 16:24 cgi-bin
drwxrwx---+ 3 user Users 0 Oct 22 17:21 htdocs

I have my httpd.conf file install in

when i am trying run the http process
it is sayign

Syntax error on line 205 of /etc/apache/httpd.conf:
Cannot load /var/lib/apache/mod_vhost_alias.dll into server: No such file or directory

Can you please tell me how to configure my httpd.conf file ?

Document Root has been set to default .....should i modify some thing ?

--When i try to run the CGI/PERL script using perl file_name
it is fine no issue

--How to invoke the script from the Internet explore as i am tryin it in a stand alone machine with http server ?

should i use the loop back address ? like


Please guide me
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Old 12-06-2007
You should enable mod_cgi (newer installations use mod_cgid) in httpd.conf, and set up a cgi-handler and map .pl (or .cgi) to that handler.
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