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From br...@hyperreal.org
Subject Re: general/722: SymLinksIfOwnerMatch and root-owned links
Date Mon, 21 Jul 1997 23:01:25 GMT
Synopsis: SymLinksIfOwnerMatch and root-owned links

State-Changed-From-To: open-closed
State-Changed-By: brian
State-Changed-When: Mon Jul 21 16:01:24 PDT 1997
State-Changed-Why:
Thanks for your suggestion.  There is a great hesitancy on
the part of the group to implementing extra features like 
this to work around glaring bugs in operating system 
software, particularly software in "userland".  We feel 
that a better solution to this problem is, say, a perl 
script which "fixes" that problem right after a restore, 
rather than implementing it into Apache.  Since the user
probably has write access to the directory the symlink is
sitting in, they can remove it and make a new link anyways.

Thanks!




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