live code seems to gratuitously unlock write permission for directories

Stephen Barncard stephen at barncard.com
Sun Dec 4 04:26:55 CET 2016


This has been standard practice for shared hosting at Dreamhost for years.
I made an index.irev file that looked at the contents of the directory and
displayed a list, subject to filtering. Parameters set with simple txt
file. Very easy.

sqb

--
Stephen Barncard - Sebastopol Ca. USA -
mixstream.org

On Sat, Dec 3, 2016 at 3:10 PM, Mike Bonner <bonnmike at gmail.com> wrote:

> Most likely directory browsing is turned off.  You could change the
> setting, or you could put in an irev that gets "the files" and builds a
> link list dynamically, minus itself of course.
>
> On Sat, Dec 3, 2016 at 3:54 PM, Alex Tweedly <alex at tweedly.net> wrote:
>
> > You're right - and I confess I don't know why the downloads folder is
> > inaccessible. Permission is set to 755, and there's no .htaccess file or
> > anything else I know of to prevent it.
> >
> > Anyway - if you wanted the taskrunner files, they are :
> >  - taskrunner.rev
> >  - taskClientLib.rev
> >  - test-task-runner.rev
> >  - verybusy.rev
> >  - IndexFiles.rev
> >  - CheckURL.rev
> >
> > and each one can be downloaded individually, for example
> >
> > http://tweedly.org/downloads/taskrunner.rev
> >
> >
> > I guess I'll just have to find a silver lining ..... this must be a
> > security measure to keep files hidden unless I reveal the actual URLs.
> And
> > I will very shortly change the taskRunner page to make the file entry
> line
> > into links that are clickable.
> >
> > (and btw, although I do still use taskRunner regularly, I haven't rebuilt
> > the executables since probably LC 5.0 - so approach with some caution :-)
> >
> > -- Alex.
> >
> >
> > On 03/12/2016 20:54, Alejandro Tejada wrote:
> >
> >> Hi Alex,
> >>
> >> Downloads folder in your server is not accessible.
> >>
> >> It's not possible to download this stack either:
> >> http://tweedly.org/showpage.lc?page=taskRunner
> >>
> >> Al
> >>
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