[greenstone-users] Re: [greenstone-devel] Problem setting up environment on fedora 8 to build Greenstone3 collections remotely

From Oran of Greenstone Team
DateThu May 1 15:27:27 2008
Subject [greenstone-users] Re: [greenstone-devel] Problem setting up environment on fedora 8 to build Greenstone3 collections remotely
In-Reply-To (2b66bb240804301702k48bdad9dgbd644dbaa71cfc8d-mail-gmail-com)
Hi Ifi,

That's great to hear. I thought I had answered the question incorrectly,
so I'm glad to hear it helped :)

Cheers,
Oran.

Ifi Okoye wrote:
> Ouch......I should have read the error log carefully...:)
>
> It couldnt find gsdlCGI4gs3.pm and gsdl3site.cfg...so I just copied
> them over into my cgi-bin directory.
>
> And it gets me the java and installation thumbs up message when I run
> it.....
>
> thanks for all the help!
>
> --ifi
>
>
>
>
> On Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 4:47 PM, Ifi Okoye <ifiokoye@gmail.com
> <mailto:ifiokoye@gmail.com>> wrote:
>
> Hi Oran,
>
> You were right...it wasnt in the cgi-bin directory of my web
> server, so I copied it (gliserver4gs3.pl) over there...
>
> I had the Script alias already set up in my httpd.conf file
>
> I run it and I get this error (from my server error log)
>
> [Wed Apr 30 16:42:18 2008] [error] [client 134.154.10.201
> <http://134.154.10.201>] BEGIN failed--compil
> ation aborted at /var/www/cgi-bin/gliserver4gs3.pl line 8.
>
> line 8 says
> use gsdlCGI4gs3;
>
> any ideas?
>
> thanks for the speedy reply
>
> --ifi
>
>
>
> On Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 2:50 PM, Oran of Greenstone Team
> <greenstone_team@cs.waikato.ac.nz
> <mailto:greenstone_team@cs.waikato.ac.nz>> wrote:
>
> Hi Ifi,
>
> Looks like the URL you're using isn't properly mapping to the
> gliserver4gs3.pl file. Is the web server set up with a cgi-bin
> directory? you should have a line like this in httpd.conf:
> ScriptAlias /cgi-bin/ "/etc/httpd/cgi-bin/"
>
> If so, the directory given as the second argument to
> ScriptAlias (in my case '/etc/httpd/cgi-bin') is where the .pl
> file should go.
>
> If not, you need to add this line to httpd.conf first (should
> also work in .htaccess), plus a Directory block like this:
> <Directory "/etc/httpd/cgi-bin">
> AllowOverride None
> Options FollowSymLinks
> Order allow,deny
> Allow from all
> </Directory>
>
> Kind Regards,
> Oran.
>
> Ifi Okoye wrote:
>
>
> Hi..
>
> I'm trying to install the remote Greenstone3 building
> functionality on a server.
>
> But I keep getting stuck here:
>
> Visit
> http://<your-machine-name>:<port>/greenstone3/cgi-bin/gliserver4gs3.pl?cmd=check-installation
> in a web browser. You should get a message saying "Java
> found" and "Installation OK!". If you get a message saying
> "Java failed", check that the Java run-time is installed
> and on the webserver's path. If you get a "500 Internal
> Server Error", check the error log of your webserver for
> the cause.
> Important: You cannot continue with these instructions
> until this is successful, as nothing will work without it!
>
> I keep getting a 404 - resource not available
> error......I've checked and the files and directories are
> readable and executable by everyone.
>
> meanwhile the directions
> (http://wiki.greenstone.org/wiki/index.php/Remote_Greenstone3)
> say to go to the cgi-bin directory...I'm assuming its the
> cgi directory...
>
> gliserver4gs3.pl is there...but I cant seem to access it.....
>
> And my installation is ok
> (...http://mpdl.mcs.csueastbay.edu/greenstone3)
>
> All suggestions for a workaround are very welcome
>
> --ifi
> *
>
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> who do not want to know, the curiosity to know; I think it
> is also impossible to kill this need in those who really
> want to know.
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> It is difficult, if not impossible, to inculcate in those who do
> not want to know, the curiosity to know; I think it is also
> impossible to kill this need in those who really want to know.
>
>
>
>
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> It is difficult, if not impossible, to inculcate in those who do not
> want to know, the curiosity to know; I think it is also impossible to
> kill this need in those who really want to know.