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I'm getting this error in the logs:

SoftException in Application.cpp:601: Directory "[...]" is writeable by group

which is true, but another directory in the same virtualhost and with same ownership and permissions (775) is working fine.

What makes apache complain about a directory with group write permissions? I'd like to solve this by convincing apache that it's ok rather than removing write permission for group (which I need).

EDIT: I found out that error is due to suexec, still that doesn't explain why one directory works while the other one does not

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apache is written in c, not c++. There is no Application.cpp (nor Application.* nor *.cpp) in the apache source. This error must be coming from something other than apache. –  stew Jan 30 '12 at 16:26
Google turns up several possible answers to this; did you check there? Saw this forum link on Zen Cart; a link from the cPanel forums and a blog posting from the cPanel Admin. –  Mei Jan 30 '12 at 16:44
@stew: apparently it's due to suexec which is in fact part of the apache server –  Matteo Riva Jan 30 '12 at 16:49

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