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       cgiInit - Initializes CGI library


       #include <cgi.h>

       s_cgi *cgiInit ();


       This  routine  initializes  the  CGI  routines.  Mainly it reads in and
       decodes CGI data for later processing.  If the program  is  not  called
       via CGI interface the user is prompted to type in CGI variable bindings
       via stdin - just like does.  There is no limit in the number  of
       variable bindings.

       If  HTTP  Cookies  are  used  (through  the  variable HTTP_COOKIE) this
       routine will parse them as well and assign them to internal  variables.
       There is no limit in the number of cookies.

       To  set  a cookie you’ll have to use the cgiSetHeader(3) routine.  Some
       clients allow 4kB of Cookies while others only allow short ones.   Some
       clients may also allow only 200 Cookies for a certain domain/path pair.

       This routine normally is the first or second that is called  from  this
       library.   Only  cgiDebug()  may  be  called  before.   If debugging is
       enabled this routine produces some additional output.

       The library supports both the regular GET and POST methods as  well  as

       Memory allocated by this library is freed with the cgiFree(3) function.


       On success a set of CGI variable bindings is returned  that  is  needed
       for later processing.  If an error occurs NULL is returned.


       This  CGI library is written by Martin Schulze <>.  If
       you have additions or improvements please get in touch with him.


       cgiDebug(3),     cgiSetType(3),     cgiSetHeader(3),      cgiHeader(3),
       cgiGetValue(3),  cgiGetVariables(3)  cgiGetCookie(3), cgiGetCookies(3),
       cgiFree(3), cgi(5).