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From Randy Terbush <>
Subject Re: NCSA httpd again: CGI scripts and log file descriptors (fwd)
Date Fri, 05 May 1995 14:22:03 GMT

> >So I forget - did we ever get around to deciding what to do about this?  
> >Is this still in apache?
> Yes we did, and yes it is. 8-(
> I uploaded a patch, B85, which fixed the problem; enough people voted for
> it to go into 0.6.3, but unfortunately it never made it into the 0.6.3
> distribution.
> I've uploaded a new version, B85-cloexec-2.txt, to hyperreal; this patch
> also sets the close-on-exec flag on the Virtual Host transfer logs.

As I remember, we decided not to do this since it *is* important to
get real errors logged.

Would it be possible to add another "safer" panic-log to the CGI
spec that would still get written out in this case?

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