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From Lars Eilebrecht <>
Subject Re: PUT method (was Re: User Root Frontpage Fun)
Date Mon, 14 Jul 1997 18:25:51 GMT
According to Dean Gaudet:

> On Sat, 12 Jul 1997, Lars Eilebrecht wrote:
> > On one of the servers I maintain I implemented PUT with a combination
> > of suexec, an old putscript (originally written for the cern httpd) and
> > mod_auth_sys. Well, it works (at least for PUT, not DELETE), but it's
> > somewhat awful, because I need to install a putscript-binary into
> > every users web-directory and need a <Directory> and <Files> section
> > for every user...
> Can't you just use wildcarded or regex'd <Directory>/<Files> sections?

No, because authentication is a *good* idea when using PUT. ;-)
And the Script directive needs (AFAIK) an absolute url-path.


  <Files /usr/home/sfx/public_html/.put.cgi>
  require user sfx

  <Directory /usr/home/sfx/public_html>
  Script PUT /~sfx/.put.cgi

Lars Eilebrecht

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