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Re: Re^6: strange behavior of dh_dhelp

On Thu, Sep 30, 1999 at 07:31:00PM +0100, Marco Budde wrote:
> Ok, you#re right. But the classic http daemons (cern for example) used/use  
> chroot() for security reasons. You#re right, the current apache package  
> supports symlinks, but will all users use apache? Will all users use  
> FollowSymLink (a dangerous feature?). Is a http daemon broken, because it  
> doesn#t follow these symlinks?

(1) If the daemon can serve /usr/anything when the docroot is /var/www
chroot() is not happening.

(2) Did you completely miss my post which pointed out that the >>server<<
does not have to follow symlinks?  You can construct the index page ahead
of time.


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