Todd Deshane deshantm at
Fri Jun 17 15:58:03 UTC 2005

It's not actually a cgi script causing the problem, if it was i think i could
track down the problem...its acutally a python script. here is the traceback
any suggestions?

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/lib/cgi-bin/doc-central/contents.cgi", line 35, in ?
  File "/usr/lib/cgi-bin/doc-central/", line 34, in processdirs
  File "/usr/lib/cgi-bin/doc-central/", line 20, in processdir
  File "/usr/lib/cgi-bin/doc-central/", line 29, in __init__
  File "/usr/lib/cgi-bin/doc-central/", line 60, in parse_info
IOError: [Errno 21] Is a directory

its getting some documention directories right, but i can't make
any sense out of the fd (file descriptor?... for me it prints out as 3) and fo?
fo prints out as <open file '<fdopen>', mode 'r' at 0xb7b2f6e0>

Looks like a neat package... any python people that could shed some light?

anybody else get this to work?

are people just using dwww instead?

Thanks in advance for help,

On 6/16/05, Frank McCormick <fmccormick at> wrote:
> Just installed the doc-central package to enable me to browse
> documentation on my Hoary system..but ran into an internal server error.
> [Thu Jun 16 13:05:18 2005] [error] [client] Premature end of
> script headers: /usr/lib/cgi-bin/doc-central/contents.cgi
> What I know about cgi would fit on the head of a pin :) Can anyone help?
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