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From Ben Laurie <>
Subject Re: chdir isn't thead specific
Date Wed, 06 May 1998 22:19:04 GMT
Dean Gaudet wrote:
> The CGI "spec" doesn't *require* the current directory to be changed in
> this arcane manner.  But it's likely there are scripts that assume it.

There are. And CGI/1.2 is going to require it.

> I'd be a lot happier if we could just say that CGIs need to do the chdir
> themselves, they have the information they need in PATH_TRANSLATED I
> believe.

Too late, mate. Shoulda thought of that a few years ago.



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