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From Paul Howarth <>
Subject Re: Patch for disabling the suexec stuff (Patch: mod_fcgid-2.3.5-disable_suexec_check.patch)
Date Thu, 04 Nov 2010 10:16:10 GMT
On 22/10/10 13:35, Jeff Trawick wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 5:32 AM, Erik Wasser<>  wrote:
>> I've added an extra option to mod_fcgid to turn off the suexec stuff. It's
>> useful if you want to run the apache as non-root user and you need the speed
>> of mod_fcgid.
>> The default value is - of course - 0. The configuration line is very simple:
>> [...Other Fcgid options...]
>> FcgidDisableSuexecCheck 1
>> [...]
> This should just work out of the box.  We need to check if mod_fcgid
> is behaving differently than other modules (e.g., mod_cgid), or if
> general behavior is just busted.  I'll try to look into this "soon"
> unless someone else reports back.

Not being able to turn off suexec in mod_fcgid has been a long-standing 
issue in Fdora:

Is there any chance of Erik's patch or something similar being in the 
upcoming release?


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