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Re: [tlug] Help with CGI problem

Keith Wilkinson wrote:
> I'm having a major problem with the dopey tech. support at my Provider:
> When I try to run a CGI program I get the following "errors.txt"
> "Can't locate in (
>   contains: ./lib/5.00503/sun4-
>   solaris ./lib/5.00503 ./lib/site_perl/5.005/sun4-
>   solaris ./lib/site_perl/5.005 .).
>   BEGIN failed--compilation aborted."
> It's pretty obvious that is a Provider module
> that prevents individual user CGI programs from hogging
> more than their fair share of server CPU time, and the
> error message is a misconfiguration problem on their end,
> but the dopey Provider tech. support person just keeps
> repeating "we can't be responsible for fixing problems in
> user CGI".  I wonder if someone could dash off a "one-line"
> compute loop CGI program that attempts to hog CPU time
> and thus would demonstrate to the dopey provider tech.
> support person that the problem is on his end?
> A simple Perl program that reads uname of the server
> (to determine which platform the server is running
> on) does not result in this error, so possibly this
> module is added only if a program has loops (which
> could turn out to be infinite loops).

A google search of your error produced this link:

It looks like this person was compiling teapot, a chat
application. It aborted due to exceeding allowed CPU
usage. I'm assuming you are suffering from the same
problem, but I'm not a programmer so can't tell for


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