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From Billy Donahue <bi...@escape.com>
Subject Re: suExec and mod_perl
Date Wed, 08 Mar 2000 23:30:14 GMT
On Wed, 8 Mar 2000, Matt Sergeant wrote:

> On Wed, 08 Mar 2000, Billy Donahue wrote:
> > 
> > I'm struggling with this subtle property of our site's mod_perl conversion.
> > 
> > One idea I'm working on is having an suid sister process.
> > Each httpd has its own personal suid `RPC' server running for it.
> > The `RPC' server is fork/exec'ed on ChildInit, and shares a pipe with httpd.
> > I'm hacking with IPC::pRPC to somehow make a smooth interface.
> > The objective is to securely get the suid permission while keeping
> > the compiled perl hot.
> 
> Sounds a bit like FastCGI - maybe you should check it out.

Thanks, I will!


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