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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Run Scripts As root
Date Fri, 15 Nov 2002 04:05:13 GMT

On Fri, 15 Nov 2002, Steve wrote:


That recommends using sudo, which is an suid wrapper just as I
recommended.  It also mentions running a copy of apache as root, which is
an outrageously bad idea.


That suggests using suexec, which as I already mentioned, will not run
anything as root.

> But how would i go about compileing php as cgi


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