RevCGI Hosts?

Andre Garzia andre at andregarzia.com
Tue Feb 19 19:17:46 CST 2008


Dave,

I am doing something similar. I put everything on /opt/web/bin...
safer and easier to maintain.

Andre

On 2/19/08, Dave Cragg <dave.cragg at lacscentre.co.uk> wrote:
>
> On 19 Feb 2008, at 02:15, Chipp Walters wrote:
> > So,
> > exactly which version of the Rev engine do I install? I suppose
> > it's a Linux
> > one, and I suppose I put it in the cgi-bin folder.
>
> I may just be nervous by nature, but I never put the engine in the
> cgi-bin folder. By my understanding, the http server will try to
> execute anything in the cgi-bin folder that has execute permissions
> set. My worry is whether the server can be coerced into passing
> parameters when it tries to run the engine. (There was a security
> problem in the past with the Perl executable on Windows due to this.)
> While I'm fairly confident Rev is immune from this, why take the risk?
>
> I stick it somewhere like /usr/bin/revbin, and so the top of my
> scripts look like this:
>
> #!/usr/bin/revbin/rev
>
> Cheers
> Dave
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