Bug 1341658 - Default mode (06755) and location of ikiwiki.cgi does not work well
Summary: Default mode (06755) and location of ikiwiki.cgi does not work well
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: ikiwiki
Version: 23
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Thomas Moschny
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2016-06-01 12:39 UTC by Marian Csontos
Modified: 2016-12-20 20:45 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2016-12-20 20:45:07 UTC
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Description Marian Csontos 2016-06-01 12:39:37 UTC
Description of problem:
Fedora's version of Apache suexec prevents running anything with suid/sgid as a CGI script. To be able to edit wiki pages using Web UI one has to:

- change mode from 06755 to 0755,
- move the CGI wrapper to *~/public_html/cgi-bin/* directory.

I have no idea if this is Apache's feature or ikiwiki setup problem.
Changing the defaults or documenting the setup would help.
Or am I doing it wrong?

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
100% (both using f23 and el6)

Steps to Reproduce:
1. create a wiki site with `ikiwiki --setup /etc/ikiwiki/auto.setup`

Actual results:
It is not possible to edit wiki pages using web UI without some expertise, reading error logs, searching the web and modifying setup.

Expected results:
Editing wiki pages should not require much tweaking of apache's conf nor ikiwiki's.

Additional info:

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