[pmwiki-users] new host setup Qs

Tegan Dowling tmdowling at gmail.com
Fri Jan 16 09:36:24 CST 2009

On Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 9:33 AM, Patrick R. Michaud <pmichaud at pobox.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 07:54:38AM -0600, Tegan Dowling wrote:
>> I'm trying out a new host, and trying to get my uninformed head around
>> the various settings and options in the basic installation
>> environment.  I (think I) know that I need to check the "PHP support"
>> option, but should I then check the "(PHP 'safe_mode' on )"
>> sub-option? Is safe mode useful/valuable/important?
> I find "safe mode" to be far more trouble than it's worth,
> and despite its name, I don't think it makes anything
> truly safer.  Indeed, I think it serves to lull site
> administrators into believing that things are somehow
> "safer" when they really not.

Thank you to PM and Rogutės for your recommendations -- Safe Mode will
not be employed!

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