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Don't use the 'people' alias when calling a script in your personal CGI space...

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I discovered recently that the cgi servers won't pass variable data through if you use the /people/ mapping in the HTML form for scripts written in your personal cgi space.

So, if you put a script (e.g., foo.php) in your cgi-bin, and you try to call said script using https://www.stanford.edu/people/yoursunetid/cgi-bin/foo.php, the variables won't get passed through.

Make sure you always use https://www.stanford.edu/~yoursunetid/cgi-bin/foo.php instead.

-mark-

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Mark Branom
Instructor, IT Services Technology Training
email: markb@stanford.edu
http://www.stanford.edu/people/markb/
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