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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: suexec: lstat vs stat
Date Fri, 12 Mar 1999 02:13:47 GMT
Gary Shea wrote:
> I'd really love to see some willingness on the part of the Apache folks
> to entertain an option where a FULLY external suexec-y thing could be
> hooked up to Apache.  I'd prefer to take over ALL decisions about what
> user runs the cgi/ssi based entirely on the file requested.  Once an
> API of this sort is defined, I won't have to rewrite my patches every
> month or two...

In some way, CGIwrap already does some of that, but it's API is simply
CGI :) It's main basic mode of operation is to look at the owner
and location of a script and then run as that user.

   Jim Jagielski   |||   |||
            "That's no ordinary rabbit... that's the most foul,
            cruel and bad-tempered rodent you ever laid eyes on"

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