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Topic: Re: PDF from perl/cgi over web
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 57995
From: kt
Date: 5/29/2002 05:29 PM

>From: "David"
>
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>
>Hi All,
>
>I'm trying to create PDF output from a Perl script and serve it over the
>web. However, the browser is unable to display the file, giving "Internal
>Server Error".
>
>The PDF file is in ASCII format and it displays correctly when I redirect
>the script output to a file and try to view the file over the web. i.e.
>
>1) test.pl > /my/http/document/root/foo.pdf
>2) http://mywebserver/foo.pdf
>
>works but http://mywebserver/cgi-bin/test.pl will not work.
>
>I suspect the problem could be that the server sends the correct
>Content-type: when I access the pdf file but not when I access the perl
>file.
>
>Could anyone please let me know what needs to be done to make the perl
>script work correctly?
>
>Thanks in advance.
>
>David




David,

Chances are very great that the "Internal Server Error" message is due to a
Perl error of some kind, not anything to do with PDF.



Kas Thomas

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