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Re: some ideas/feature requests for multiuser sites



On Sat, Sep 07, 2002 at 01:32:06PM -0400, Chip Marshall wrote:

Hi,

> > - the .cache directory. It needs to be writable by the user apache runs as
> > (typically www-data). However, if a non-root user wants to create a gallery,
> > they have no way of creating a .cache directory that's writable by www-data
> > (but not world writable). (I know, on some systems you can give files away,
> > but not on all of them.)
> 
> Shouldn't you be able to work around this by making a group for A::G
> users and sticking anyone who wants a gallery in that group along with
> www-data? Then the cache directories just need to be group writable.

In theory, this should work, but I believe apache doesn't join the
supplementary groups the user it setuids to is a member of. I'll try it
nonetheless.

Thanks.

Andrew

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