NAME

cgi_this - export the current directory as if it were a cgi-bin

VERSION

version 0.004

SYNOPSIS

    ## Export the current directory like a cgi-bin
    $ cgi_this
    
    ## Export the dir_name directory like a cgi-bin
    $ cgi_this dir_name
    
    ## Start the server on a specific port
    $ cgi_this --port 9001
    
    ## Announces the HTTP server via Bonjour with the specified name
    $ cgi_this --name "My CGI server"
    
    ## Inlcude /cgi-bin in your URL
    $ cgi_this --cgi-bin
    
    ## Show documentation about our options
    $ http_this --help
    
    ## Show the entire man page
    $ http_this --man

DESCRIPTION

Like http_this and https_this, but converts the directory to a cgi-bin and runs every script in it as a CGI script.

OPTIONS

The following options are available:

--port PORT

Start the HTTP server ona specific PORT. Default is 3000.

--name NAME

Announces the server over Bonjour.

This feature requires the Net::Rendezvous::Publish module and the appropriate backend for your operating system, both available from CPAN. If one of them cannot be found, a warning message will be displayed.

--cgi-bin

Include the /cgi-bin directory in the URL of your scripts. For the cozy legacy feeling.

--help

Print information about the script usage and its options.

--man

Print the entire man page for the command.

AUTHOR

simbabque <simbabque@cpan.org>

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

This software is copyright (c) 2017 by simbabque.

This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.