David L Norris wrote:
> What I think would be nice is a Perl filesystem indexer which is aware
> of permissions. Should be easy to implement a comprehensive filesystem
> indexer using DirTree.pl as a base. That would be my preference rather
> than adding ever-increasing hacks to Swish-e itself.
You mean an indexer that was aware of the web server's permissions?
Which one? Apache, IIS, Websphere, etc? Web servers can ber configured
in such convoluted ways that it would be difficult to just parse a conf
file, not to mention custom auth handlers like one would right under
Or do you just mean that uses the same permissions as the webserver?
This doesn't change anything. Outsiders could still see stuff in the
index that wouldn't be available through the webserver. Besides, this
can be done by just running the indexing job as the same user as the
Or are you asking something else that I'm just not seeing?
Plus Three, LP
Received on Tue Mar 1 11:21:00 2005