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Old 05-15-2008, 04:53 AM   #1
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Question How to set Charset to UTF-8 in Apache for scripts?

I'm on CentOS 5 machine and thought changing default charset of 'ISO-8859-1' to 'UTF-8' is not a big deal in Apache 2.2, so I updated httpd.conf to have this line:
AddDefaultCharset UTF-8
Restarted Apache and open default page in Firefox:
it showing good 'UTF-8'. Now when I try to run perl scripts:
it shows 'ISO-8859-1' charset instead of expected 'UTF-8' while checking from browser. We are not setting any specific config in perl and Apache should report Charset as 'UTF-8'.

How can I force Apache to set UTF-8 for all contents it serve, including perl scripts? Kindly suggest, I'm out of ideas...



apache, charset, perl, scripts, utf8

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