Python CGI

Harry George hgg9140 at
Tue Apr 18 02:47:25 CEST 2000

I run python cgi's on RS6000 (AIX 4.3.2), using Netscape Enterprise
Server.  No problem.  Can you post the code, or at least a skeleton
which exhibits the behavior (leaving out sensitive content)?

Jp Calderone <exarkun at> writes:

>  I recently converted one of my perl CGI's to Python, and came across an
> bizarre and extremely undesirable side affect - Whenever a form that uses
> the Python script as its ACTION, the python scripts seems to get executed
> about 8 times.  At first I thought there was some logic error in my program
> making it octuple all the output, but I can't find anything that might do
> this.  Has anyone seen this before, or know how to fix it?
>  Thanks in advance,
>   Jp
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Harry George
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