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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] suEXEC stops working (for me) in 2.0.53
Date Sat, 09 Apr 2005 01:55:35 GMT
On Apr 8, 2005 7:50 PM, Joshua Kugler <> wrote:
> This is regarding Mandrake packages, but I've been round and round in their
> bug database, and haven't gotten anywhere.  You can read all the gory details
> here: (a lot more details,
> strace, etc).
> What happens is this:
> I have a working configuration of Apache httpd and suEXEC up and running with
> version 2.0.50.  However, when I upgrade to 2.0.53 (and make *NO* changes to
> configuration), suddenly suEXEC is no longer recognized (no line indicating
> "enabled" in the startup messages.  My main configs are all plain vanilla.
> When I downgrade back to 2.0.50, suEXECworks again.  All the customization
> I've done is here in my custom vhosts file:

Well, I'd start with the basics: is the suexec binary executable and suid root?

It would also probably be wise to download 2.0.53 from and see if you can recreate the problem with the
minimal possible changes.


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