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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: WebDAV and reading / writing files as system users
Date Fri, 30 Apr 2004 17:18:20 GMT

On Fri, 30 Apr 2004, Graham Leggett wrote:
> But if this proper filesharing concept is to work properly, then at some
> point the DAV server will have to support some kind of interaction with
> the filesystem along far better lines than the current "one user owns all".

If you really want apache to behave like samba, then I suppose you don't
mind if apache runs as root.  Then it becomes rather more simple to do the
sort of things you are interested in.  It also becomes rather more simple
to compromise your box.


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