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Rexx Programmer's Reference by Howard Fosdick

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Appendix J. Mod_Rexx: Functions and Special Variables

This appendix lists the Mod_Rexx functions and special variables. Mod_Rexx is the package that permits Rexx scripts to control all aspects of the popular open source Apache Web server product. Chapter 17 describes Mod_Rexx and demonstrates how to script it. See that chapter for a full product description and sample program.

General Functions

These functions provide a base level of services necessary to work with the Apache Web server. They manage cookies and the error log, retrieve environmental information, and handle URLs.

General Function

Use

WWWAddCookie

Set a new cookie for the browser

WWWConstruct_URL

Return a URL for the specified path

WWWEscape_Path

Convert a path name to an escaped URL

WWWGetArgs

Get the GET/POST arguments

WWWGetCookies

Get the GET/POST cookies

WWWGetVersion

Get the Mod_Rexx version

WWWHTTP_time

Get the current RFC 822/1123 time

WWWInternal_Redirect

Create a new request from the specified URI

WWWLogError

Log an error message to Apache log file

WWWLogInfo

Log an informational message to Apache log file

WWWLogWarning

Log a warning message to Apache log file

WWWRun_Sub_Req

Run an Apache subrequest

WWWSendHTTPHeader

Set the MIME content, and send HTTP header

WWWSetHeaderValue

Set a new value for a cookie.

WWWSub_Req_Lookup_File

Run subrequest on a filename

WWWSub_Req_Lookup_URI

Run subrequest on a URI

Apache Request Record Functions

These functions provide information about and manage the request record pointer, information coming into the script ...

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