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From Randy Terbush <ra...@zyzzyva.com>
Subject Re: opening of log files and following links
Date Wed, 01 Jan 1997 17:47:39 GMT
> > This would also have another benefit/effect of having the logs owned by
> > 'http' instead of 'root' when they get created.
> 
> This would be a rather nasty benefit.  Many sites out there use the log
> files for accounting purposes.  A customer would be able to easily write
> a CGI script to *reduce* their costs if the log file was owned by the
> httpd user id.
> 
> -Rasmus

Agreed whole heartedly. We provide read access to logs, but write to
the storage directory or file itself is out of the question.



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