python cgi webpage won't redirect before background children processes finish
Yingjie.Lin at mssm.edu
Tue Feb 22 23:01:39 CET 2011
I have a python cgi script which looks like this:
[CODE STARTING HERE]
print 'Content-Type: text/html\n\n'
print '<meta http-equiv="refresh" content="15;url=%s">' % myURL
### after printing the webpage
logfile.write('END OF SCRIPT')
Question: I want this cgi webpage to automatically redirect to myURL after 15 seconds.
As soon as the execution of this script finishes, the corresponding job disappears from
ps command output, the webpage is displayed and the log file is written. However, the
webpage doesn't redirect after 15 seconds unless the background child process
'python myfile.py' finishes by then.
Is this problem caused by initialing the children job through os.system() ? Does any one
know what I need to change to make the redirection work before background children processes finish?
Thank you very much!
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