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From Nilesh Govindrajan <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] problem with cgi functionality
Date Tue, 30 Sep 2008 16:31:37 GMT
On Tuesday 30 September 2008 08:03:15 pm Mohan gupta wrote:
> hello everyone,
> i am very new to apache and tried using it ,but my problem is
> i have cgi script written in c++ which outputs a perfect xhtml code
> and i also output the content type declaration at the start i.e before
> "<?xml ........" through my program but when this script is fetched by
> the browser as a result of an action it displays the exact xhtml code
> without actually formating it (i mean it shows all tags also like "<?
> xml ...." etc) and yes the line content-type:text/html is not
> displayed .
> what is going wrong ,i tried a lot but couldn't find any solution to
> this .
> i use apache on fedora core8 .
> thank you
> Mohan gupta

there is some problem with the content-type declaration as when I tried it 
with a C program, i wrote Content-Type: text/html in the first printf 

further statements were treated as html by the browser i.e. bold appeared 

try with a HTML program instead of XHTML one.

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