# cgi not working - java.lang.NullPointerExcept

`tkuebler wrote on Thu Mar 16 00:57:01 CET 2006:`
```loading the environment?

error in console:

LOG: 5 5003-127.0.0.1-0: cgi. suffix=.pl,.CGI,.PL root=C:/Documents and
LOG: 5 5003-127.0.0.1-0: Checking for suffix: .pl
LOG: 5 5003-127.0.0.1-0: cgi. looking for: C:\Documents and Settings\tkuebler\workspace\webadmin\src\index.pl
LOG: 5 5003-127.0.0.1-0: Suffix: .pl
LOG: 5 5003-127.0.0.1-0: cgi. command[0]= C:/Perl/bin/perl5.8.7.exe
LOG: 5 5003-127.0.0.1-0: cgi. command[1]= -I
LOG: 5 5003-127.0.0.1-0: cgi. command[2]= C:/Perl/lib
LOG: 5 5003-127.0.0.1-0: cgi. command[3]= -I
LOG: 5 5003-127.0.0.1-0: cgi. command[4]= C:/Perl/site/lib
LOG: 5 5003-127.0.0.1-0: cgi. command[5]= -I
LOG: 5 5003-127.0.0.1-0: cgi. command[6]= C:/Documents and Settings/tkuebler/workspace/webadmin/lib
LOG: 5 5003-127.0.0.1-0: cgi. command[7]= -I
LOG: 5 5003-127.0.0.1-0: cgi. command[8]= C:/Documents and Settings/tkuebler/workspace/webadmin/src
LOG: 5 5003-127.0.0.1-0: cgi. command[9]= C:\Documents and Settings\tkuebler\workspace\webadmin\src\index.pl
LOG: 5 5003-127.0.0.1-0: cgi. command[10]=
Failing to create Process !!!
LOG: 3 5003-127.0.0.1-0: Error: 500 Server Error: java.lang.NullPointerException
LOG: 3 5003-127.0.0.1-0: unexpected error
LOG: 4 5003-127.0.0.1-0: socket close

error in browser:

Got the error: Server Error
while trying to obtain /index.pl
java.lang.NullPointerException

Eclipse 3.1.2
EPIC 0.3.12
perl active state 5.8.7```
`tkuebler wrote on Thu Mar 16 19:44:07 CET 2006:`
`XP SP2`
`jploski wrote on Thu Mar 16 21:15:30 CET 2006:`
```You can try your luck with the current CVS version, which should have better
diagnostic output than what you quoted above. Also, I got it to run ok with
Windows XP.