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From Felix Meschberger <fmesc...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: RFC: Disabling CGI on most VHosts
Date Sun, 30 Aug 2009 05:26:17 GMT
Hi Paul

<sling-pmc-chair hat="on">
   Highly appreciated and very welcome.


Thanks alot.


Paul Querna schrieb:
> On Sat, Aug 29, 2009 at 12:43 PM, Paul Querna<paul@querna.org> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> As putting RewriteRules in hundreds of places is potentially painful,
>> it might be reasonable to write a small Apache httpd module (heh,
>> heh), mod_asf_downloads, which would bind to the .cgi extension in
>> most vhosts.  It would scan the .cgi file for the mirrors.cgi
>> invocation, and if detected automatically rewrite the URL to
>> mirrors.cgi. (I'd estimate about 150 lines of C).    This would make
>> for a seamless 'upgrade' for most vhosts, and mean we could turn off
>> ExecCGI very soon, instead of asking for every TLP to change
>> something.
> I did it:
> <http://apr.apache.org/download.cgi>
> Runs with ExecCGI OFF for apr.apache.org.
> See <https://svn.apache.org/repos/infra/infrastructure/trunk/projects/mod_asf_mirrorcgi/mod_asf_mirrorcgi.c>
> for details.
> If I don't hear of adverse side effects from this, I would like to
> Disable ExecCGI by default on /x1/www/* and re-enable it only for
> specific vhosts that don't have an alternative yet.
> Yes/no/maybe?
> Thanks,
> Paul

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