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C/CGI Premature end of script headers

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Hi,

I have the following message in the error_log of my apache:
                        "Premature end of script headers: search.cgi"

i've chmoded 755 on my cgi-script.
My script run well if i call it from the browser directly but not from my php page.
My Php returns: "failed to open stream: HTTP request failed! HTTP/1.1 500 Internal Server Error"

I use Apache 2.0.50  /  Red Hat 8 /  PHP 5  /  CGI programmed in C Language

Thanx for your help!
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by:ahoffmann
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beside that it is a very bad idea to call a cgi from within another cgi ...

could you please post the PHP call
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by:Peewee
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psycho_cat_69,

is your script on a server we can see?  if so paste the url here for your php and your cgi file..

Peewee
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by:psycho_cat_69
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Sorry People...I've found my problem...

Error in my CGI...

Thanx for  your help!
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by:ahoffmann
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> My script run well if i call it from the browser directly
and
> Error in my CGI...
how could it then run first?
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by:psycho_cat_69
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Something with netscape validation!  I've removed those lines and then everything was OK!

Bizar!

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Lines removed:

int netscape=0

if(!strstr(getenv("HTTP_USER_AGENT"), "MSIE"))
               netscape=1

********************************************************
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