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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <>
Subject Re: [mod_fcgid] FcgidWrapper parsing
Date Sat, 10 Oct 2009 01:04:36 GMT
Rainer Jung wrote:
> On 09.10.2009 20:55, Jeff Trawick wrote:
>> Related to clarifying the executable part of the wrapper command-line
>> (823657): Handling wrapper executables with embedded blanks,
>> especially to confront the FcgiWrapper "C:/PROGRA~1/PHP/php-cgi.exe"
>> .php meme.  (Dig the quotes; you might anticipate you could spell out
>> the proper path in there, but quotes are for cmd+args, the first
>> blank-delimited
>> token of which must be the executable file.)
>> The fact that a patch to handle that started growing more than I
>> expected makes me ask: Is it worth the trouble supporting something
>> like
>> FcgidWrapper "'C:/Program Files/PHP/php-cgi.exe' -c /some/odd/ini/file" .php
>> Can I do something like that when defining a piped logger? (executable
>> with blanks + arguments)  I tried but was unable, either because of a
>> Unix shell-ism or a Jeff-ism.
> Tataaaa: there comes httpd 2.2.12+
> The usual piped logger syntax uses an intermediate shell with "-c" to
> actually start the logger. Bill added an alternative "||" syntax in
> 2.2.12 (see CHANGES) which spawns without the shell.
> Using the Syntax
> "||/my/path/with\ spaces/rotatelogs /my/log/path/access_log 86400"
> I'm able to use rotatelogs with white space in the installation path.
> Backslash as an escaped worked in the log file name to.
> Using Solaris and compiling with xpg4 shell for spawning which should
> not be relevant here, since "||" shouldn't use the shell.

Nested doublequotes should also work as delimiters.  "blah \"blah blah\" blah"

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