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Re: project: vitual partial mirror with CGI/dpkg-repack

On Sun, Dec 08, 2002 at 09:26:55PM +0100, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 08, 2002 at 05:30:13PM +0100, Bill Allombert wrote:
> > I will not do it myself since I know nothing about CGI programming,
> CGI programming is easy to learn ;-)
> CGI scripts or programs get whatever the client sends on his URL,
> starting after the '?' as a parameter,

Not as a parameter - in the QUERY_STRING environment variable.


> and send the HTML and, if necessary, extra HTTP headers to their
> stdout.

They do need to output at least some HTTP headers, often just
"Content-Type: foo/bar\n\n".

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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