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From Stas Bekman <s...@stason.org>
Subject Re: security (fwd)
Date Thu, 01 Mar 2001 02:41:49 GMT
On Wed, 28 Feb 2001, Jim Winstead wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 01, 2001 at 09:48:34AM +0800, Stas Bekman wrote:
> > Doug, do you plan to answer these concerns (see below) in 2.0? This kind
> > of question pops up quite often and it's a legitimate one, to allow ISPs
> > using mod_perl mainstream.
> >
> > So will it be possible to make pools of interpreters with different
> > owners, running under different UID/GID? I can think of MPM model where
> > there are different processes, each potentially owned by a different owner
> > and having a pool of threads inside of each.
>
> there is a perchild mpm in apache 2.0 that does this.
>
> http://httpd.apache.org/docs-2.0/mod/perchild.html
>
> (don't know how this works with mod_perl 2.0.)


Thanks, Jim

It seems that Apache 2.0 requires suExec to make this work. But as Robin
has pointed out in his reply, it's being taken care natively by mod_perl.

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