Re: permission denied - PHP code
From: Michael Heiming (michael+USENET_at_www.heiming.de)
Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2005 23:46:19 +0100
In alt.os.linux bird <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> bird wrote:
>> Thank you all. I have decided to write to the SysAdmin. One more detail
> To those who are interested:
> I finally got a reply from someone working at the web support dept.
> This is a problem we have been seeing more frequently lately. There is a
> problem with the way the web server runs which prevents cgi scripts from
> modifying files it does not own. In particular they must be owned by the
> user www. Which is hard to guarantee.
> We are working on a solution for this problem, but I can't predict how
> quickly it will be fixed.
Mh, the solution is to make directories you want .cgi be able to
modify writable + SGID to the group the www user is member of.
-- Michael Heiming (X-PGP-Sig > GPG-Key ID: EDD27B94) mail: echo email@example.com | perl -pe 'y/a-z/n-za-m/' #bofh excuse 271: The kernel license has expired