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From "Joshua Slive" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Odd CGI behavior
Date Fri, 09 May 2008 16:56:09 GMT
On Thu, May 8, 2008 at 5:28 PM, Gord Ripley <> wrote:
> Hi:
> I have a puzzle that has been nagging me all day. I'm POSTing from a
> TextArea to a CGI script that reads STDIN and writes the result to a
> file. File size is about 5K. Three times out of five the routines work
> perfectly. Two times out of five STDIN is truncated to exactly 1378
> bytes. My Apache (2.x) error file shows an unspecified  [error] each
> time this happens. Nothing I have tried (change of compilers, etc.) has
> made a difference. Does this ring any bells?

The "unspecified [error]" is most likely your CGI script writing to
stderr. The presence of this line leads me to believe that the problem
is someplace in your cgi script.


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