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I am running an Apache server with Suexec. However, I get an internal server error if I try to execute a CGI script that is group-writeable (if I chmod g-w , the script runs fine)

However, I want the file to be group-writeable. SuPHP has a config option that allows me to do this, but I can't find the analogous option for Suexec. How can I run CGI scripts that are g+w?

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This is an explicit check which suEXEC does, and can only be removed by modifying the source code (which is not recommended).

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