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I need a script to receive a POST request and then to send that same POST request to a different script. I don't mean that this is a redirect: the user interacts only with script 1; script 2 does not return any data.

What's the quickest and dirtiest way of doing this? A possible solution is, of course, to parse the data using CGI, then to form and send a POST request using LWP, but this seem un-Perl-like and inelegant. Surely there's a simpler solution?

Edited to add: this needs to be accomplished via a POST request to script 2. Not, say, via exec.

Edited to add 2: I think I need to re-phrase the question. How about this:

Is there a way to take the request that was used to access a cgi script and turn it into an HTTP::Request object?


In reply to Shortest/quickest way for Perl to take POST data it receives and send a POST request with this data to another URL? by tunafish

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