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From Randy Terbush <ra...@zyzzyva.com>
Subject Re: Countdown to 1.2b5
Date Sat, 25 Jan 1997 21:58:17 GMT
> On Sat, 25 Jan 1997, Randy Terbush wrote:
> > >   * suexec setuid() before directory checks for nfs mounted filesystems
> > >        Status: no patch yet, Randy said he'd look at it
> > 
> > This presents some potential problems for logging the transaction
> > once we have setuid(). I would prefer to postpone changes here until
> > after 1.2b5.
> 
> 	Agreed.  For 1.2b6dev...definitely.
> 
> > I also raised a question about the expected behavior of create_argv().
> > Currently, the code will not pass foo=bar as argv[1]. My question
> > is "should it?". As RobH points out, perhaps this would encourge use
> > of the QUERY_STRING.  I need some ruling before ignoring or fixing this.
> 
> 	I rule for fixing.  It *has* worked in the past, but for what
> reasons I do not know.  I personally have scripts that use it, and I know
> many others who do.  Passing a single argument is a valid part of the CGI
> spec, isn't it?
> 
> Jason

Passing a single argument works fine. Passing a variable with assigned
value does not. ie script.cgi?foo vs script?foo=bar.




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