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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: TO add "AddType or not.
Date Wed, 20 Mar 2002 18:37:08 GMT

On Wed, 20 Mar 2002, infotechsys wrote:
> [error] (8)Exec format error: exec of
> /usr/local/www/system-name/images/bg.gif failed
> [Wed Mar 20 12:03:51 2002] [error] [client] Premature end of
> script headers: /usr/local/www/system-name/images/bg.gif

This error means that apache thinks bg.gif is a cgi script and is trying
to execute it.  The most likely cause is that you stuck bg.gif in a
directory that is a target of ScriptAlias.  Don't do that.

It is very unlikely that AddType has anything to do with this.


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