Re: [greenstone-users] Install on CentOS 4 problem

From Pete Januarius
DateThu, 25 May 2006 21:20:57 +1000
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] Install on CentOS 4 problem
In-Reply-To (4474EC40-5000609-cs-waikato-ac-nz)
Doh!

Thanks...it worked

Pete...

On 5/25/06, Michael Dewsnip <mdewsnip@cs.waikato.ac.nz> wrote:
Hi Pete,

The ScriptAlias directive must come before the Alias directive in the
httpd.conf file.

Regards,

Michael



Pete Januarius wrote:

> Hi Anson,
>
> Thanks for your reply:
>
> I had already configured the Alias/ScriptAlias. I did reinstall using
> Install.sh (accepting all the defaults) but got the same problems. my
> config is below:
>
> Alias /gsdl/ "/usr/local/gsdl/"
>
>  <Directory "/usr/local/gsdl">
>    Options Indexes MultiViews FollowSymLinks
>    AllowOverride None
>    Order allow,deny
>    Allow from all
>  </Directory>
>
> <IfModule mod_dav_fs.c>
>     # Location of the WebDAV lock database.
>     DAVLockDB /var/lib/dav/lockdb
> </IfModule>
>
> #
> # ScriptAlias: This controls which directories contain server scripts.
> # ScriptAliases are essentially the same as Aliases, except that
> # documents in the realname directory are treated as applications and
> # run by the server when requested rather than as documents sent to
> the client.
> # The same rules about trailing "/" apply to ScriptAlias directives as to
> # Alias.
> #
> ScriptAlias /cgi-bin/ "/var/www/cgi-bin/"
>
> ScriptAlias /gsdl/cgi-bin/ "/usr/local/gsdl/cgi-bin/"
>
>  <Directory "/usr/local/gsdl/cgi-bin">
>     AllowOverride None
>     Options None
>  </Directory>
>
> The other 'strange' thing was that on a restart of Apache the
> following warnings were reported:
>
> Tue May 23 14:44:53 2006] [warn] The Alias directive in
> /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf at line 494 will probably never match
> because it overlaps an earlier AliasMatch.
> [Tue May 23 14:44:53 2006] [warn] The ScriptAlias directive in
> /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf at line 519 will probably never match
> because it overlaps an earlier Alias.
>
> Even though the ScriptAlias for the cgi-bin directory is there the
> browser still wants to open the file rather than run the binary.
>
> Pete...
>
>
> [root@localhost cgi-bin]#
>
> On 5/22/06, *anson@treebay.org <mailto:anson@treebay.org>* <
> anson@treebay.org <mailto:anson@treebay.org>> wrote:
>
>     Hi Pete -
>     we're running greenstone 2.7 on centos 4 and apache2-
>
>     Perhaps your httpd.conf for apache file needs a scriptalias call
>     in it?
>
>
>     ScriptAlias /gsdl/cgi-bin "/opt/greenstone/cgi-bin/"
>
>            Options None
>            AllowOverride None
>
>
>     Alias /gsdl "/opt/greenstone/"
>
>            Options Indexes MultiViews FollowSymLinks
>            AllowOverride None
>            Order allow,deny
>            Allow from all
>
>     btw - so far have a couple thousand files (movies, audio, text,
>     posters,
>     maps, etc...) running great
>
>     please let me know if this isn't it - I can get on the server
>     tomorrow and
>     take a closer look,
>     Anson
>
>     > Hi,
>     >
>     > I'm trying to install Greenstone on CentOS 4. When I ran
>     ./setupLinux.bin
>     > I
>     > got the following:
>     >
>     > /root/istemp3946141151933/setupLinux.bin.embedded: line 1674:  5924
>     > Terminated            /usr/bin/java -cp
>     >
>     .:::::"/root/istemp3997141151934/setup.jar"::"/root/istemp3997141151934/crypt.jar"::::
>
>     > -Dtemp.dir="/root" -Dis.jvm.home="/usr" -Dis.jvm.temp="0"
>     > -Dis.media.home"/usr/local/gsdl/gsdl-2.70-unix/./setup"
>     >
>     -Dis.launcher.file="/root/istemp3946141151933/setupLinux.bin.embedded"
>
>     > -Dis.jvm.file= "/root/istemp3997141151934/sunjdk14.jvm"
>     > -Dis.external.home"/usr/local/gsdl/gsdl-2.70-unix/." run >>/dev/null
>     > 2>>/root/istemp3997141151934/APP_STDERR
>     >
>     >
>     > I then ran the install script and configured my Apache 2 server.
>     > Everything
>     > seemed  to go ok until I trying accessing Greenstone with the url
>     > http://myserver/greenstone/cgi-bin/library
>     > My browser acted upon this as a binary file and gave me a
>     download dialog
>     > box.
>     >
>     > Any ideas. I would love to install this as the article in Linux
>     Magazine
>     > (June 06) looks really good.
>     >
>     > Cheers
>     >
>     > Pete...
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