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I'd like to setup user authentication using linux/apache/cgi/perl using
the authent method from apache (already done) .

How can i get the current logged in username via cgi ?

would need to have it for further logics (read,write,logging etc)

Many thanks
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> How can i get the current logged in username via cgi ?
are you talking about BasicAuth (like .htaccess)?
 in perl something like:

use CGI;
use HTTPD::Authen;
$q=new CGI;
($u,$p)=HTTPD::Authen::Basic->parse($q->headers("authorization"));
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Great !
many thanks
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