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Web Programming with Perl
Don't mix the OO and function oriented interface of CGI for no good reason.
This is an example I use often to test cgi upload scripts.
use CGI::Carp qw( fatalsToBrowser );
#use CGI 2.7; # the minimum acceptable version is 2.7 in my book
my $query = new CGI;
$query->h1("POST MAX $CGI::POST_MAX "),
$query->h1(" DISABLE_UPLOADS $CGI::DISABLE_UPLOADS "),
my $fh = $query->upload('uploaded_file');
print "<PRE>Filename: $fh \n";
print "Size: ".(-s $fh)."\n\n";
print while <$fh>; # idiomatic
If this does not work or reveal why not (old/broken version of CGI.pm, disabled uploads ...), then you need to check your web server configuration (disabled/limited at server level).
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