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From Jeff Trawick <traw...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Patch for disabling the suexec stuff (Patch: mod_fcgid-2.3.5-disable_suexec_check.patch)
Date Mon, 22 Nov 2010 13:46:10 GMT
On Tue, Nov 9, 2010 at 10:32 AM, Jeff Trawick <trawick@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 4, 2010 at 6:51 AM, Jeff Trawick <trawick@gmail.com> 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 2.2.next

Future httpd 2.4 now has the Suexec directive, and a patch has been
proposed for 2.2.next.

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