[pmwiki-users] new host setup Qs
ccox at endlessnow.com
Fri Jan 16 11:41:17 CST 2009
On Fri, 2009-01-16 at 09:36 -0600, Tegan Dowling wrote:
> 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!
It goes completely away in PHP 6. I wouldn't use it.
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