You may also need to change the perl path statement from #!/usr/bin/perl to the correct path for perl on your system. Use which perl to find the correct path.
If you are not using Unix/Linux, you may have to specify the path to
the perl executable, for example
c:\perl\perl.exe gedcomToHTML.pl pidcock.ged
Either way, this will create a directory called Html and within that an <id>.html file for each individual in the database, one people.html file and one surnames.html.
The private flag decides whether to make information private in records
of living people. The effect of this is the date is
replaced by the string (Private) and the birth place made blank.
The privacy rules are as follows:
For the tree graphics files the distributed script links to graphics files in my web space. If you want your own copy, copy and decompress either zipped or lha'ed, then change the treepic_path variable to the correct relative or absolute path.
Output can also be customised using template files.
See template files documentation.
Some examples of what can be done with templates:
My individual entry | List of surnames | List of people.
Pieter Donche - surnames | Pieter Donche - people | Pieter Donche's genealogy page.
Graham Lawrence - surnames | Graham Lawrence - people | Graham Lawrence's genealogy page.
Rob Fugina - surnames | Rob Fugina - people | Rob Fugina's genealogy page.