[OS X TeX] CGI TeX processing (addition)

Jan Eden lists at janeden.org
Wed Oct 20 09:55:43 CEST 2004


Hi Ross,

Ross Moore wrote on 20.10.2004:

>Hi Jan,
>
>On 20/10/2004, at 2:00 AM, Jan Eden wrote:

>>Sorry to be so dump, but how can I get the file written and read in
>>a www writeable dir?
>
>Are you trying to get this done *by* a request coming from the web ?
>Then you need to install the  'suexec'  patch to the Apache
>web-server.
>
>An alternative is to have the directory world-writeable, which is
>potentially a security hole.
>

I got it to work, thank you. I use a world writeable dir, since it is a local soluction (LAN).

>
>(BTW, there's nothing "dump" about writing web-secure applications
>and CGI scripts. Many things are not at all obvious.)

But it's dumb to misspell dumb.

Thanks,

Jan
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