[San-Diego-pm] SSI problem

Chris Grau chris at chrisgrau.com
Wed Apr 4 17:48:14 PDT 2007

On Wed, Apr 04, 2007 at 05:18:26PM -0700, billdav at cox.net wrote:
> ---- Chris Grau <chris at chrisgrau.com> wrote: 
> > print "Content-Type: text/html
> ";
> Actually, it should be:
> print "Content-Type: text/html
> ";
> ftp://ftp.isi.edu/in-notes/rfc2616.txt:
>    HTTP/1.1 defines the sequence CR LF as the end-of-line marker for all
>    protocol elements except the entity-body (see appendix 19.3 for
>    tolerant applications). The end-of-line marker within an entity-body
>    is defined by its associated media type, as described in section 3.7.

Doesn't really matter.  Apache's mod_cgi intercepts the headers and does
some fixup to them anyway.  One would have to be writing a non-parsed
headers script before worrying about the CR LF issue, and I haven't seen
one of those in years.

[cgrau at grue ~]$ more /var/www/cgi-bin/test.cgi

print "Content-Type: text/html\n\n";
print "<b>Hello, world</b>\n";

[cgrau at grue ~]$ HEAD http://grue.rezrov.org/cgi-bin/test.cgi
200 OK
Connection: close
Date: Thu, 05 Apr 2007 00:46:12 GMT
Server: Apache/2.0.52 (CentOS)
Content-Type: text/html; charset=UTF-8
Client-Date: Thu, 05 Apr 2007 00:46:12 GMT
Client-Response-Num: 1

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