Re: How to apply Apache directives to 'dynamic' HTML?

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On Tue, Oct 09, 2007 at 11:49:18PM -0400, Tony Nelson wrote:
> At 10:08 PM +0100 10/9/07, Chris G wrote:
> >I am using the default apache 2.2 configuration in Fedora 7 as server
> >on my home Linux box.  It's all working much as I want but I have one
> >issue that I can't find any really straightforward information about.
> >
> >How does one apply apache directives to web pages that are generated
> >by a CGI script?
> >
> >I am running pyBlosxom (a python blog server) as a blog for personal
> >notes, I want to set the default character set for only the blog pages
> >to iso-8859-1 rather than the default utf-8.  How do I do this?
> >
> >If it was just simple HTML then I'd do something like:-
> >
> ><Directory /the/directory/with/html/files>
> >    AddDefaultCharset ISO-8859-1
> ></Directory>
> >
> >(I think!)  However I don't see how to apply this to files which are
> >dynamically served by a CGI script, i.e. the URL is something like:-
> >
> >    http://my.home.system/cgi-bin/
> >
> >What (if anything) do I put in the <Directory ....>?
> My first guess would be to try <Directory /cgi-bin/>, and my
> second would be to try <Location...>.  Of course, as others have said, the
> script can do it itself.

No the script (or static HTML) can't do it itself, the apache
AddDefaultCharset overrides it.

Chris Green

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