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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@covalent.net>
Subject Re: SSI exec cmd on Win32
Date Sun, 20 Jan 2002 02:58:48 GMT
At one time, this was a problem with suexec as well.  Does it remain
a problem on that platform?

I have no problem, seeing the issue, with writing the fix later tonight
for 2.0.31-dev/1.3.23-dev.  The bigger issue, did we ever fix for suexec
as well?  The lingering pain was with spaces in the command v.s. filename,
IIRC.

Bill



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rich Bowen" <rbowen@rcbowen.com>
To: "Apache Documentation Project" <docs@httpd.apache.org>
Sent: Saturday, January 19, 2002 7:59 PM
Subject: SSI exec cmd on Win32


> On Win32, the SSI directive 'exec cmd' is borked, permitting the
> execution of simple one-word commands like 'dir', but failing on
> commands containing spaces, such as 'perl /path/to/script arg1 arg2'
> 
> After wrestling with this for nearly 2 hours, I asked on
> c.i.w.servers.www, and got a very rapid response from Bill Rowe, so
> apparently this was fairly well known, and I should have been aware of
> it. However, I wasn't, and wondered if it is appropriate to put this in
> the docs, until such time as there is a fix of some kind.
> 
> I know that it is generally considered bad form to document bugs rather
> than fixing them, but the latter is not really an option to me, and I'd
> like to save someone else this same frustration.
> 
> Are there any objections to this variety of documentation change?
> 
> Rich
> 
> -- 
> Pilgrim, how you journey on the road you chose
> To find out where the winds die and where the stories go
>  --Pilgrim (Enya - A Day Without Rain)
> 
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