Cgi help - malformed header from script. Bad header
chowse at charter.net
Tue Sep 30 05:31:15 PDT 2003
> On Tue, 2003-09-30 at 14:01, Charles Howse wrote:
> > Hi,
> > FBSD 4.8-RELEASE-p10, Apache2.
> > My first cgi-bin program.
> > I have the following files in /usr/local/www/cgi-bin:
> > Cal (-rwxr-xr-x)
> > Calendar (-rw-r--r-- typical calendar file to display 'today in
> > history')
> > Cal contains the following lines:
> > #!/bin/sh
> > echo Content-type: text/plain
> > /usr/bin/calendar
> > ------
> > If I cd to /usr/loca/www/cgi-bin, and do ./cal,
> > I get the echo, plus the expected output.
> > When I request, http://howse.no-ip.org/cgi-bin/cal
> > I get an Internal Server Error.
> > The error logfile says:
> > Malformed header from script. Bad header=Oct 1 Jimmy
> Carter born,
> > 192,:cal
> > ScriptAlias is defined properly in httpd.conf, and I get the proper
> > output from test-cgi.
> > I've read the Apache2 documentation on CGI, and
> troubleshooting errors,
> > no joy.
> > How can I fix this?
> Header and content of the HTTP response have to be separated
> by an empty
> echo Content-type: text/plain
> echo ""
> should work.
Hoooray! It works now! Thanks to all who responded.
NOW...take a look at http://howse.no-ip.org
And then look at http://howse.no-ip.org/cgi-bin/cal
Where is the documentation on how to get the calendar info into a web
page that looks like my default?
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