[San-Diego-pm] Operating on files over there

Emile Aben emileaben at yahoo.com
Thu Sep 23 22:50:28 CDT 2004

Hi Joel,

is the webserver you are using change-rooted maybe?
As far as I know cgi-scripts have access to the whole
filesystem as long as the user the script runs as
(typically 'nobody') can access the file as well.


--- Joel Fentin <joel at fentin.com> wrote:

> I need to operate on files not located at the same
> URL where the perl 
> script is. Rename, Copy, and Move seem to work only
> with relative 
> addresses. This is not a permission problem.
> Is there a reasonably easy way?
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