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Bug#104373: Subdirectory under /usr/lib/cgi-lib should be explicitly allowed

Le Sun, Jun 13, 2010 at 09:31:03AM -0700, Russ Allbery a écrit :
> Charles Plessy <plessy@debian.org> writes:
> > will web servers find the CGI scripts automagically in
> > /usr/lib/cgi-bin/<package>?
> That's the implication of this section.  Web servers should be configured
> to serve that location by default.  This is pretty widely used already in
> Debian.

Hi Russ,

I have panicked a bit, thinking that webservers will not look in
/usr/lib/cgi-bin/ recursively. Also, I was shied by the "Should" level of the
recommendation (§11.5), understanding it like a strong request to use that
place, not like an indication that there can be a benefit to use it in some

Sorry for the noise, and have a nice day,


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