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From Ruben Lihet <evil...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] cgi http complete header
Date Wed, 15 Apr 2009 14:40:46 GMT
OK, but can mod_rewrite read the http-header ? I know mod_rewrite can
read get parameters, but I don't know if it's capable of reading the
http header.

2009/4/15 Eric Covener <covener@gmail.com>:
> On Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 4:36 AM, Ruben Lihet <evilpus@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> I am writing a nph cgi script in c++ and I'm running it through apache
>> 2.2 on linux. I want to read a certain part of the request-header that
>> is not available as an environment variable. That would  be the Range:
>> ... request. How can I read that ? To be clear: I'm sending the client
>> that I accept bytes ranges with the header: Accept-Ranges: bytes and
>> then I expect from the client a request for a specific range, though a
>> header sent by him like Range: ... . How do I read this in my c++
>> client ? I want to know what bytes to send to the client.
>
> I don't think CGI has a an answer for this.
>
> You could easily add the header you're interested in to the
> environment via mod_rewrite and the [E=...] flag, and read that
> environment variable from your CGI script.
> --
> Eric Covener
> covener@gmail.com
>
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