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Re: httpd access problems



On Thursday 30 October 2008, Tim wrote:
>Tim:
>>> Don't forget world executable permissions on directories.
>
>Gene Heskett:
>> Ahh, so it should have been 0655, fixed I hope.
>
>Don't do that to files, you don't want to make all your webservable
>files executable, unless they need it (e.g. CGI scripts, or SHTML pages
>where you're using the X bit hack to tell the server to parse them for
>SSI, rather than using the filename suffix).
>
>That's where doing something like "chmod o+X" (that's a deliberate
>capital X), rather than "chmod 644" was useful.  It'd set executable
>bits where it was needed (to directories), and not where it was not (not
>on files, unless they were already executable).
>
Neat trick, thanks.  I learned something today. :)

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