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CGI's ON SOLARIS 2.5.1

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We have done several tests with differents QUERY_STRINGS lengths.
With 4065 characters or less, the CGI runs fine but with 4066 no.

I think the environment size of our machine is 4KB.

Our OS is Solaris 2.5.1
Is the environment size equal to max bytes on queue(MSGMNB)?
Is this value tunable?
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The value of MSGMNB is the maximum lenght of a messages queue
in SYSV IPC.
The maximum size of the environment, or better, the length of
all arguments to the process plus the environment is fixed at
ARG_MAX bytes. Under Solaris, this is 1MB and you can easily
check that Solaris accept larger environments than the 4k with
something like
YOOHOO=`cat /var/adm/messages`; export YOOHOO; sh -c 'echo $YOOHOO|wc'

I suppose the web server you use limits the size of the QUERY_STRING somehow. If this is the case and you've got the
source code, you might be able to change this.



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