To do so, you will typically use the following syntax
The "#!" is a shell scripting command used to say that the file should be considered an executable file and that it should be executed using the specified interpreter.
Typically, the Perl interpreter will be located in either "/usr/local/bin/" or "/usr/bin".
Thus, the first line of a Perl CGI script will usually look like one of the following lines
#! /usr/local/bin/perl or #! /usr/bin/perl
Of course, the easiest thing to find out what the first line of your CGI script should look like is to send an email to your sysadmin asking!
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