RevServer deployment on OSX Server

Andre Garzia andre at
Fri Feb 18 21:00:18 EST 2011

If you have the correct libraries on the server, you can create a
linux standalone and then run it as CGI.... that is as secure as it

On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 11:52 PM, Alex Tweedly <alex at> wrote:
> I meant irev scripts. I want to have some functionality be hidden from
> people with access to the scripts on a web site (say, a funciton that
> uploads things to my ftp site, so contains my ftp username and password).
> If I was using CGI I could password protect that stack - but then the other
> people would need LC to be able to do anything to the CGI scripts.
> Therefore  I need to use irev so the other people can edit simple irev text
> files (in reality, so they can edit the html parts of the irev files :-)
>  But that doesn't allow me to protect the usernames/passwords.
> OK, I can work around it by using both a .irev and a CGI script, and POSTing
> the data from the irev to the CGI stack, so I have both user-friendly .irev
> files to edit *and* protected stacks; but that's extra complexity that I'd
> really like to avoid.
> -- Alex.
> On 19/02/2011 01:29, J. Landman Gay wrote:
>> On 2/18/11 6:48 PM, Alex Tweedly wrote:
>>> and some features are just unavailable
>>> - can't use password-protected stacks, so you cannot protect stack
>>> scripts on clients' sites
>> But we can't use stacks at all in iRev yet. Or did you mean for CGI? For
>> old-style CGI you should be able to use password protected stacks, but
>> you'll have to protect them with the 3.5 engine. The password scheme was
>> changed in 4.0, and the 3.5 engine doesn't work with it.
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