[mythtv-commits] Ticket #5668: mythweb Perl components not working with lighttpd

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Thu Sep 4 23:40:15 UTC 2008

#5668: mythweb Perl components not working with lighttpd
 Reporter:  greg-mythtvtrac at darkfibre.org.uk  |       Owner:  xris   
     Type:  patch                             |      Status:  new    
 Priority:  minor                             |   Milestone:  unknown
Component:  mythweb                           |     Version:  head   
 Severity:  medium                            |     Mlocked:  0      
 This is a re-open of #4462 (I don't have permission to actually re-open

 For reasons unknown, lighttpd converts all cgi (but not fastcgi)
 environment variable names to uppercase. This was reported to lighttpd
 devs 2 years (!) ago, but the issue seems to be ignored (see

 The attached patch makes mythweb work properly with lighttpd.

 [17587] Didn't fix it, because the line changed would never have any
 effect due to the line above it. (Doesn't work for me anyway.)

 The attached patch should provide lowercase versions of any DB_*
 environment variables. (Which is all that is set in the webserver configs,
 so I assume that is all we need.) (This works for me.)

Ticket URL: <http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/5668>
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