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Re: Lost bytes in an http server reply - very strange

From: Jean-Christophe Touvet <jct@edelweb.fr>
Date: Tue, 20 Jun 1995 16:46:12 +0200
Message-Id: <199506201446.QAA28724@champagne.edelweb.fr>
To: nazgul@utopia.com (Kee Hinckley)
Cc: www-talk@www10.w3.org

> ** The Problem
> Sometimes large, cgi-generated html files lose blocks of data
>
> ** Background
> o http1.3 server running on SunOS
> o Perl cgi-script producting output
> o Output in the 10-20K range

 Seems to be a problem with double bufferization on client <-> script
pipe, this is why you don't see the bug while running your script from the
shell.

 With perl, setting $| = 1 at the beginning of each CGI script apparently
solves the problem.

 Hope this helps,

    -JCT-
Received on Tuesday, 20 June 1995 10:46:23 GMT

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