Apache13/MoinMoin/Python vs PATH? What changed?

Daniel Eischen deischen at freebsd.org
Wed Feb 28 13:41:05 UTC 2007

On Wed, 28 Feb 2007, Andrew Reilly wrote:

> Hi all,
> Funny thing happened after the last upgrade (upgraded to
> 6-STABLE yesterday): the moinmoin wiki that I've been
> playing with stopped working.  A little fiddling found
> that I could make it work again by changing the shebang
> at the top of /usr/local/www/wiki/moin.cgi (ScriptAlias
> points there, in httpd.conf) from #!/usr/bin/env python to
> #!/usr/local/bin/python
> Now, it appears that
> * python is in /usr/local/bin, as expected
> * /usr/local/bin is still in the default path in /etc/login.conf
> * none of the Apache or MoinMoin config files have been touched
>  since November last year, when I set it up.
> It seems that apache-1.3 went through an upgrade on Jan 17
> (here), probably the last time that I ran portupgrade.  Has
> it changed, to filter /usr/local/bin out of the PATH that cgi
> scripts see?  I'm not very adept at Apache configuration, but I
> don't see anything in the httpd.conf file that talks about PATH.
> Any thoughts?

See this thread:


If that link doesn't work, search groups.google.com,
"/usr/bin/env python group:*freebsd*" and see the
"cvs commit: src/etc rc.subr" thread.


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