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From Dean Gaudet <dgau...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: chdir isn't thead specific
Date Wed, 06 May 1998 22:44:38 GMT
Nah well it doesn't bother me much.  It's only WIN32 that has problems
with it, and WIN32 is slow enough at CGI already... so... 

BTW, this is a case that we'd have to modify the NSPR libraries to deal
cleanly with, because they don't present fork() to the user.

Dean

On Wed, 6 May 1998, Ben Laurie wrote:

> 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.
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Ben.
> 
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