Hey,

I believe pretty much any of the HTTP variables are allowed..

http://perl.apache.org/docs/1.0/api/...me____value___

also check the headers_in (with an S) so get the hash of client
request headers.. Those can be fed to header_in

HTH

On 7/30/06, Fred Tyler wrote:
> On 7/30/06, Hendrik Van Belleghem wrote:
> > Using the pure mod_perl approach has always worked for me:
> >
> > my $ref = $req->header_in("Referer");

>
> Oh, wow, that's actually just what I was looking for. Is that
> case-sensitive? I'd like to stop using %ENV altogether, but the stuff
> in %ENV is scattered in several different places and I don't always
> know where to find it ($r->header_in('something'), $r->document_root,
> $s->port, etc.)
>
> Is there some kind of mapping somewhere that tells you where to find
> the stuff that you'd find in %ENV under CGI? It wasn't in the
> CGI->mod_perl porting guide.
>
> Anyway, thanks for the tip.
>
>
>
> > IIRC, there was a recommded approach to reading %ENV.. A grep didn't
> > turn up anything usefull, so far. If this thread is still open, I'll
> > drop a line
> >
> > HTH
> >
> > Hendrik
> >
> > On 7/29/06, Fred Tyler wrote:
> > > Hi, I just noticed something and I don't know if it is normal: Is %ENV
> > > supposed shared between requests???
> > >
> > > I was trying to use $ENV{'HTTP_REFERER'} in a certain script, and as I
> > > reloaded the script over and over I noticed that it would constantly
> > > be changing when the page was loaded directly (and therefore there
> > > should not have been any HTTP_REFERER at all).
> > >
> > > When I investigated this further, I noticed that there were tons of
> > > %ENV values set that had nothing to do with my current request, and I
> > > concluded that %ENV must be shared between all of the requests that
> > > had been executed in the given child.
> > >
> > > Is this correct??? Is %ENV really not cleaned on each new request, or
> > > have I got something really wacky going on.
> > >
> > > If ENV is not cleared, then this is a problem... How do people get
> > > around this? I know about the Apache API, but I don't see any method
> > > to get, say, the HTTP_REFERER, or other random environment variables
> > > that may be set.
> > >

> >
> >
> > --
> > Hendrik Van Belleghem
> > Spine - The backbone for your website - http://spine.sf.net
> >

>



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