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Subject cvs commit: httpd-docs-1.3/htdocs/manual/mod mod_cgi.html
Date Sun, 01 Oct 2000 02:37:22 GMT
rbowen      00/09/30 19:37:22

  Modified:    htdocs/manual/mod mod_cgi.html
  Added a brief comment about Options ExecCGI, as suggested in a comment.
  Submitted by:	Rich Bowen <>
  Revision  Changes    Path
  1.21      +9 -2      httpd-docs-1.3/htdocs/manual/mod/mod_cgi.html
  Index: mod_cgi.html
  RCS file: /home/cvs/httpd-docs-1.3/htdocs/manual/mod/mod_cgi.html,v
  retrieving revision 1.20
  retrieving revision 1.21
  diff -u -r1.20 -r1.21
  --- mod_cgi.html	2000/09/28 22:42:13	1.20
  +++ mod_cgi.html	2000/10/01 02:37:21	1.21
  @@ -37,7 +37,6 @@
   <!-- XXX: Should have references to CGI definition/RFC -->
  -<!-- XXX: Should mention Options ExecCGI  -->
   Any file that has the mime type <CODE>application/x-httpd-cgi</CODE>
   or handler <CODE>cgi-script</CODE> (Apache 1.1 or later)
  @@ -45,7 +44,15 @@
   being returned to the client. Files acquire this type either by
   having a name containing an extension defined by the
   <A HREF="mod_mime.html#addtype">AddType</A> directive, or by being in
  -a <A HREF="mod_alias.html#scriptalias">ScriptAlias</A> directory. <P>
  +a <A HREF="mod_alias.html#scriptalias">ScriptAlias</A> directory. 
  +Files that are not in a 
  +<A HREF="mod_alias.html#scriptalias">ScriptAlias</A> directory, 
  +but which are of type <CODE>application/x-httpd-cgi</CODE> by
  +virtue of an <CODE>AddType</CODE> directive, will still not be executed
  +by the server unless <CODE>Options ExecCGI</CODE> is enabled. See
  +the <A HREF="core.html#options"><CODE>Options</CODE></A> directive
  +for more details.
   When the server invokes a CGI script, it will add a variable called
   <CODE>DOCUMENT_ROOT</CODE> to the environment. This variable will contain the

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