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From Denis Peuziat <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] problem with perl script and Apache
Date Mon, 02 Jun 2008 12:11:38 GMT
"Krist van Besien" <> 

Re: [users@httpd] problem with perl script and Apache

"Krist van Besien" <> 
Please respond to :
02/06/2008 13:42

On Mon, Jun 2, 2008 at 12:23 PM, Denis Peuziat <> 
> I can't see any....

>Any what?
>Can I assume that you were responding to my question whether your
>scripts wrote a content-type header? (I can't be sure what it was
>exactly you were reacting to because you choose to "top post").

sorry about that...

>CGI scripts must output a "content-type" header. So when you execute
>them on the command line, the line "content-type: text/html" ought to
>be the first thing written out. If they don't do this they have been
>programmed with a disregard of the CGI standard....
>It is possible that your old webserver was configured to always add
>this content-type header itself, and that because of this the scripts

so the only thing to do is to add a line like <meta 
http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1"> 
at the beginning of the script?


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