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From "Boyle Owen" <>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] gz files served through apache
Date Fri, 27 May 2005 11:47:54 GMT
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> Hi,
> I have apache (2.0.46) running on windows, with a CGI perl 
> script that serves up files based on a posted parameter.
> This works perfectly for all types of files, except *.gz 
> files.

What happens when you run the script from the command line?
What does it say in the error_log?
Try switching on Scriptlogging to trap the program's output

Owen Boyle
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> Apache seems to be doing something on the server, 
> maybe it's trying to uncompress it on the server side? 
> Eventually get the "Internal Server Error
> The server encountered an internal error or misconfiguration 
> and was unable to complete your request." error.
> I've had a look in the httpd.conf file, but can't see any 
> directives/modules/whatever in there that would be doing 
> this? Does anyone have any clues?
> Cheers,
> Leigh
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