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Re: Get the order of HTTP request headers

by Corion (Pope)
on May 05, 2010 at 07:16 UTC ( #838456=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Get the order of HTTP request headers

I think you will need to parse the request yourself. HTTP::Headers actively (re)orders the headers on output, and I found overriding that to be nigh-impossible without cut'n'pasting lots of the relevant code out of HTTP::Headers.

From looking at the source, HTTP::Headers::Util might be suitable to implement your own header parsing.

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Re^2: Get the order of HTTP request headers
by arc_of_descent (Hermit) on May 05, 2010 at 08:13 UTC

    The problem is not in HTTP::Headers as I see it. As soon as I pass the %ENV hash or even CGI->http to HTTP::Headers->new(), I lose the order of the headers.

    Thus I think I need to approach this problem by looking closer to the web server (Apache in this case) rather than rely on CGI.

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