Re: custom authentication functions

On Thu, 28 Mar 1996, Brandon Long wrote:
> There is a one line code change in most versions of NCSA HTTPd (at least
> 1.3 - 1.5) to make it pass the Authorization header through to CGI scripts.
> Remove the line in get_http_headers() in the strcasecmp(Authorization)
> section which says continue;.  This will cause the code to fall through
> and make the HTTP header into a CGI environment variable.

Thank you for the clue. I'm not sure what I was doing wrong, but I didn't 
see that one in there anywhere. Now, if only doing that was legal, I'd be 
happy, but I haven't been able to get anyone from NCSA to quote me a 
price for a license for distributing a modified version of the server.

 Darren New / Dir. of Custom Software Design / First Virtual Holdings Inc.
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Received on Thursday, 28 March 1996 12:59:11 UTC