Apache can execute a file without reading it. Don't believe me? Make a
file 701 and then open it in apache.
On 29 Aug 2002, Mateus Cordeiro Inssa wrote:
> Em Qui, 2002-08-29 ās 16:05, Adam Williams escreveu:
> > oh yeah duh me, set it 701
> > Adam
> > On Thu, 29 Aug 2002, Ryan Jameson (USA) wrote:
> > > Wouldn't that make php unable to read it as well? Then it is useless as well.
> Oh, please, setting "x" bit will permit what ? PHP has to READ the
> file to execute it.
> And, if the admin has root privileges, what you can do to prevent him
> to view the file (a plain text php file) ?
> One simple thing to do is to make the source so difficult to
> understand that people would consider it unreadable. I think the right
> term is to obfuscate the code. There is programs to do this to C, Perl,
> Tcl, etc., but I don't know if there is one for PHP.
> Encryption is not enough because PHP would need to decrypt it.
> Hmm, and if you make a PHP module (binary) and use its functions from
> the PHP plain text file ?
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