Re: Policy question about web application
On Wed, Jul 11, 2001 at 11:58:53PM +0200, Rémi Perrot wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 10, 2001 at 12:43:37AM -0400, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > I agree. I've had cricket's CGI scripts in a subdirectory since the beginning.
> > Since they have generic names like 'grapher.cgi', it helps to show which
> > package they belong to.
> > IMO, any package which has more than one or two CGI scripts should do this
> > (*cough*, doc-central). The one that really bugs me is viewcvs, which installs
> > /usr/lib/cgi-bin/query.cgi. In fact, I think it deserves a wishlist bug.
> I also have a query.cgi in bugzilla that I had to rename.
Argh. Please send that information to email@example.com, to help increase
the chances of having it fixed.
> Ok I'm looking to make a proposal on policy. I think I'm a little
> to fresh Debian maintainer to do that but since there is no risk.
Make sure you investigate web server support and affected packages first. The
more information you provide, the better informed people will be about the
> This change may create some bugs againt http server while currently all
> package directly that install cgi under /usr/lib/cgi-lib work without
> change the server configuration, I'm not sure this be easy to for
I know that boa at least does not support this (#90601), but Apache certainly
does, and I'm pretty sure that Roxen does as well.