need help getting perl cgis to work.

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Thu Jan 5 21:55:22 UTC 2012

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: <jason at>
To: <nginx at>
Sent: Thursday, January 05, 2012 2:25 PM
Subject: need help getting perl cgis to work.

> hey folks, ive been running apache for years but now trying to use nginx. 
> I have nginx and php(with fastcgi)
> working fine, but whenever I try to bring up my web page that has a perl 
> cgi on it, it just downloads the script
> instead of executing it.. I cant figure out how to make it work right.. 
> basically heres the config that I have
> for it in my apache conf
> ScriptAliasMatch ^/blog/?(.*) /var/www/localhost/htdocs/blog/$1
> and
> <Directory "/var/www/localhost/htdocs/blog">
>        Options +Includes
>        <FilesMatch "$">
>        Options ExecCGI
>        </FilesMatch>
> when do I need to do to get nginx to properly execute the perl cgi?
> thanks/regards,
> Jason
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