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From Jeff Trawick <>
Subject Re: Patch for disabling the suexec stuff (Patch: mod_fcgid-2.3.5-disable_suexec_check.patch)
Date Tue, 09 Nov 2010 15:32:27 GMT
On Thu, Nov 4, 2010 at 6:51 AM, Jeff Trawick <> wrote:
> IMO this goes in mod_unixd (trunk) or os/unix/unixd.c (older releases)
> to override the usual suexec enablement.  Something like
> Suexec On    # startup fails if suexec isn't usable
> Suexec Off    # suexec disabled even if usable
> (I suspect some small trick is needed with this since, at least in
> trunk, the determination is made in a pre-config hook.  Is that what
> EXEC_ON_READ is for?  Maybe there are other surprises.)

patch to add global Suexec On/Off flag just posted for comments; if
there's nothing inherently problematic about it, perhaps we can get it
into future httpd 2.4 as well as httpd

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