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Re: [school-discuss] Using Manhattan Server
jeff williams wrote:
Well, you could edit your src/main_menu.c and add a link to your test,
but then you'd be dealing with authentication issues. Or rather, you
wouldn't, which is the real problem.
Speaking of using Manhattan... I recall one post saying a maintenance
release is coming which will allow the use of CGI scripts. I'm very
interested in this because, running Linux, it doesn't look like I can
run a non-beta of Hot Potatos. And, I really don't want to put test
questions on the network without the context of the course. Hence, I'm
looking at a "roll your own" CGI script for handling tests using the
ubiquitous Perl and MySQL.
Or, is there a quick and dirty way to link this into Manhattan even now?
The next Manhattan release will include all the gritty details to allow
you to use outside CGI scripts, but the interface to do it with isn't
included yet, as it's still in alpha. If you want to play around with
it, grab the files and give 'er a whirl.
Feel free to mail me offlist if you have any questions about getting it
Ian Paterson https://www.ipaterson.ca