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[Perlfect-search] Invalid Argument error in search.cgi 3.20

Daniel Naber
Fri, 30 Nov 2001 00:19:34 +0100
On Thursday 29 November 2001 23:13, you wrote:

> thanks daniel for your reply. i tried what you suggested:
>                 [wboyd@ts1 search]$ perl -w search.cgi q=practice
> and it worked!

Then the problem might be that your CGI is running in a kind of sandbox, 
i.e. it sees different paths than you do in a shell. You should print out 
the current directory with a test CGI script to get the correct path, as 
your script sees it.