[Python-bugs-list] [Bug #110839] CGIHTTPServer (PR#239)

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Bug #110839, was updated on 2000-Aug-01 14:15
Here is a current snapshot of the bug.

Project: Python
Category: Library
Status: Closed
Resolution: Fixed
Bug Group: Feature Request
Priority: 3
Summary: CGIHTTPServer (PR#239)

Details: Jitterbug-Id: 239
Submitted-By: Michael_Frericks@informatik-kooperation.de
Date: Fri, 17 Mar 2000 11:27:23 -0500 (EST)
Version: 1.5.2
OS: WinNT 4.0


The module CGIHTTPServer does not run on WinNT since 

a) the function executable() seems to return a false value, if you omit the call
of executable() you come to
b) the function nobody_uid() imports the module pwd available only for unix
c) other unix-functions as fork... are used to create a process with the user
nobody



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Audit trail:
Mon Apr 03 18:39:48 2000	guido	changed notes
Mon Apr 03 18:39:48 2000	guido	moved from incoming to request

Follow-Ups:

Date: 2000-Aug-01 14:15
By: none

Comment:
This module still needs to be ported to Windows...
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Date: 2000-Sep-07 15:06
By: jhylton

Comment:
Please do triage on this bug.
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Date: 2000-Sep-15 19:22
By: tim_one

Comment:
Moved to PEP42; awaiting a volunteer.
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Date: 2000-Sep-15 19:39
By: gvanrossum

Comment:
I might volunteer.
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Date: 2000-Sep-18 21:02
By: gvanrossum

Comment:
This is fixed. The module now works on Unix, Windows, and (I hope) Macintosh.

Warning: this module is not secure -- don't use it unless you are inside a firewall!
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