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cgi_parse: Parse incoming CGI data


cgi_parse - Parse incoming CGI data


#include <cgi/cgi.h>

NEOERR *cgi_parse (CGI *cgi);


cgi - a pointer to a CGI pointer


We split cgi_init into two sections, one that parses                 just the basics, and the second is cgi_parse. cgi_parse
                is responsible for parsing the entity body of the HTTP
                request. This payload is typically only sent (expected)
                on POST/PUT requests, but generally this is called on
                all incoming requests. This function walks the list of
                registered parse callbacks (see cgi_register_parse_cb),
                and if none of those matches or handles the request, it

handlers:                  POST w/ application/x-www-form-urlencoded
                 POST w/ application/form-data
                 PUT w/ any content type
                In general, if there is no Content-Length, then
                cgi_parse ignores the payload and doesn't raise an


Either data populated into files and cgi->hdf, or whatever
other side effects of your own registered callbacks.