RE: Passing .conf file variables via http...


Randy Cosby (dcosby@infowest.com)
Wed, 17 Sep 1997 12:49:44 -0600


Can you elaborate on how the "restrict" variable works? Can't seem to get that to work.

Thanks,

Randy

-----Original Message-----
From: Andrew Scherpbier [SMTP:andrew@contigo.com]
Sent: Monday, September 15, 1997 5:36 PM
To: dcosby@infowest.com
Subject: Re: Passing .conf file variables via http...

I think you'll have to change htsearch/Display.cc to do this.

Randy Cosby wrote:
>
> Re last message:
>
> I can put the banner up there with a frame no problem, but I also want to
> make the $(PAGELIST) use my frameset URL instead of the CGI directly. Any
> way of doing that?
>
> Randy
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andrew Scherpbier [SMTP:andrew@contigo.com]
> Sent: Monday, September 15, 1997 4:56 PM
> To: dcosby@infowest.com
> Subject: Re: Passing .conf file variables via http...
>
> Hmmm... I am not sure what you're talking about, but I would do it using
> different .conf files. You *can* specify a different .conf file from
> within
> the form; it is restricted to be located in "config_dir" and the ".conf"
> will
> be appended automatically.
>
> Randy Cosby wrote:
> >
> > Ah yes..
> >
> > I guess the only way to do it is with frames. Luckilly, I am using PHP
> > (php.iquest.net), so I can pass the variables to the man frame html, then
> > pass those on to the cgi in a another frame.
> >
> > Randy
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Andrew Scherpbier [SMTP:andrew@contigo.com]
> > Sent: Monday, September 15, 1997 4:38 PM
> > To: Randy Cosby
> > Subject: Re: Passing .conf file variables via http...
> >
> > Nope. This would be a very bad security hole...
> > Just imagine all the nice variables you could set. Like
> > <input type=hidden name="nothing_found_file" value="/etc/passwd">
> >
> > Randy Cosby wrote:
> > >
> > > Is there a way to pass the .conf file variables using get? For
> example:
> > >
> > > <input type=hidden name=search_results_header value="">
> > >
> > > Is there a way to do this that I don't see?
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > >
> > > Randy Cosby
> > > 32bit.com
> >
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