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Re: suexec permissions

On Monday 10 January 2005 11:34, nodata wrote:
> > nodata wrote:

> > From: http://httpd.apache.org/docs/mod/core.html#user
> >
> > "Special note: Use of this directive in <VirtualHost> requires a properly
> > configured suEXEC wrapper. When used inside a <VirtualHost> in this
> > manner,
> > only the user that CGIs are run as is affected. Non-CGI requests are
> > still processed with the user specified in the main User directive."

> Ah this would explain things more - but then shouldn't running
> http://website/cgi-bin/test.pl work? I get the same search permissions
> error..

Why of course.  The server doesn't 'know' anything about that file (or that it 
even exists) until it can 'stat' it.  And now it _cannot_ stat it ;-)
It sound like a chicken and egg problem to me.


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