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From Brian Tao <>
Subject Re: Chroot hack for Apache 1.3.0 (fwd)
Date Sun, 05 Jul 1998 07:56:46 GMT
On Mon, 29 Jun 1998, Ralf S. Engelschall wrote:
> Yes, he mainly duplicated the suexec stuff. Although the ChrootDir
> directive sounds reasonable, I also think the better approach would
> be to add this little functionality to suexec.c. Especially because
> else you cannot use the suEXEC mechanism together with the Chroot
> mechanism. And usually people using a Chroot mechanism really want
> to use a suEXEC mechanism, I think.

    Someone posted a patch to suexec last year to do this, although it
is not configurable on a per-vhost basis.  I've not tried the patch
myself on either 1.2.x or 1.3.0 servers, but I can repost it if anyone
is interested in folding it into the distribution.
Brian Tao (BT300,
"Though this be madness, yet there is method in't"

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