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From Ben Laurie <...@gonzo.ben.algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: WWW Form Bug Report: "nph- scripts don't run...?" on Linux
Date Sat, 23 Dec 1995 09:04:16 GMT
> 
> > 
> > An nph- CGI program is one that sends its own HTTP response headers to the 
> > client, so the server just passes the CGI output through and doesn't add 
> > headers.  The server identifies programs as such by looking at the first 
> > 4 characters of the program name to see if it matches "nph-".  It makes 
> > little sense to have an nph- program run from an include, which is why 
> > Apache refuses to do so.
> 	
> 	It's not just that, but NPH programs directly talk to the
> socket on which the client is connected. (Kinda makes protocol
> abstraction impossible.)

Which is why Apache-SSL won't do nph- scripts...

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