Catalyst::Engine::CGI - The CGI Engine
A script using the Catalyst::Engine::CGI module might look like:
#!/usr/bin/perl -w use strict; use lib '/path/to/MyApp/lib'; use MyApp; MyApp->run;
The application module (
MyApp) would use
Catalyst, which loads the appropriate engine module.
This is the Catalyst engine specialized for the CGI environment (using the
CGI::Cookie modules). Normally Catalyst will select the appropriate engine according to the environment that it detects, however you can force Catalyst to use the CGI engine by specifying the following in your application module:
use Catalyst qw(-Engine=CGI);
Catalyst::Engine::CGI generates a full set of HTTP headers, which means that applications using the engine must be be configured as "Non-parsed Headers" scripts (at least when running under Apache). To configure this under Apache name the starting with
The performance of this way of using Catalyst is not expected to be useful in production applications, but it may be helpful for development.
To be called from a CGI script to start the Catalyst application.
This config parameter contains the
This class overloads some methods from
Prints the response output to STDOUT.
Sets up cookies.
This program is free software, you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.