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From Dean Gaudet <>
Subject Re: chdir isn't thead specific
Date Thu, 07 May 1998 01:58:12 GMT
That's good information.  I'd suggest that CGI/1.2 is broken then for
making this a requirement...

I'm curious why you can't just use PATH_TRANSLATED? 


On Wed, 6 May 1998, Frank Faubert wrote:

> >It seems like left as-is it could cause some problems for heavy CGI users;
> >for 1.3.0 we either serialize this or declare that win32 CGI's need to do
> >their own chdir's.
> >
> I honestly wouldn't worry too much about chdir on Win32.  Most of the
> servers out there (for Win32) do not do the chdir for you.  Our app uses the
> Windows registry to find the correct directory simply because all of the
> Win32 servers behave differently.  Unix, however, is a very different story.
> All of the servers (that I am aware of), except for CERN, do the chdir.
> -Frank

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