Puzzling form/cgi problem

Peter Hansen peter at engcorp.com
Sun Nov 2 23:39:03 CET 2003


Dfenestr8 wrote:
> 
> I have a problem with a subroutine in a cgi script that's supposed to
> return the byte location at the end of a file, which the script then
> stores as a hidden input on a web form.
> 
> Unfortunately, even though it works fine in the python shell, in the
> cgi-script it always returns "0". That's no use to me at all.

Not sure about a fix for the seek() problem, by can't you just use
os.stat() to get the size of the file?

-Peter




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