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From Greg Stein <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: httpd-2.0/modules/mappers mod_negotiation.c
Date Fri, 24 Aug 2001 07:28:54 GMT
On Thu, Aug 23, 2001 at 11:54:46PM -0700, Roy T. Fielding wrote:
> > who's job is it to answer an M_OPTIONS request?  Every module's?  Then the mod_cgi
> > family is broken (this is what led me to discover that viewcvs.cgi hangs on HEAD,
> > maybe other cgi's are hanging, as well.)
> In this case, it is the responsibility of each CGI.  That has always been
> the case for CGI -- it is a gateway interface.

ISTR that CGI scripts would never be passed the OPTIONS methods. So it would
be impossible for it to be "the responsibility of each CGI." :-)

I ran into this when somebody asked about writing a DAV server using CGI.
They never got the OPTIONS methods...


Greg Stein,

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