CGIHTTPServer always return 200, no redirects (302) possible

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Wed Oct 27 00:04:41 CEST 2004


Thomas Guettler wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> The CGIHTTPServer returns
> 
> self.send_response(200, "Script output follows")
> 
> before it starts the cgi process. This means
> you cannot set the status header to 302 for
> a redirect.
> 
> I don't see a easy and portable way to fix this.
> 
> CGIHTTPServer.py:
> http://cvs.sourceforge.net/viewcvs.py/python/python/dist/src/Lib/CGIHTTPServer.py?rev=1.36&view=auto
> 
> Maybe a little note in the docs would save some
> people 30-60 minutes of their sparetime.
> 
>  Thomas
> 
If you'd spent the time it took to post your message posting a doc patch 
instead then you'd have saved us boith some time ;-)

regards
  Steve
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