The full patch:
-----------------------------------

--- Request.rb  Thu Oct 30 10:54:00 2003
+++ ../foo/rublog-0.8.0/Request.rb      Thu Mar 20 21:45:28 2003
@@ -147,9 +147,8 @@
      request_path = ""
      path = @environment['PATH_INFO']
      if path && path !~ /\.\./
-      foo = String.new(path)
-      foo.slice!(0) if foo[0] == ?/
-      request_path = foo unless path.empty?
+      path.slice!(0) if path[0] == ?/
+      request_path = path unless path.empty?
      end

      @is_rss = request_path.sub!(/index.rss$/, '') || 
@parameters.has_key?('rss')
@@ -242,7 +241,7 @@
        @cgi = cgi
      end
      def [](key)
-      @cgi.params[key][0]
+      @cgi[key][0]
      end
      def has_key?(key)
        @cgi.has_key?(key)

---------------------------------------------------
also fixes a recurring error message in the http log:

./Request.rb:245:in `[]':CAUTION! cgi['key'] == cgi.params['key'][0]; 
if want Array, use cgi.params['key'], referer: 
http://kasparov.skife.org/rublog-0.8.0/rublog.cgi/

-Brian

On Thursday, October 30, 2003, at 01:49 PM, Brian McCallister wrote:

>
>
> Entertainingly enough, the frozen string was it, the following patch
> solved the problem:
>
> --- Request.rb  Thu Mar 20 21:45:28 2003
> +++ ../../rublog-0.8.0/Request.rb       Thu Oct 30 10:45:46 2003
> @@ -147,8 +147,9 @@
>       request_path = ""
>       path = @environment['PATH_INFO']
>       if path && path !~ /\.\./
> -      path.slice!(0) if path[0] == ?/
> -      request_path = path unless path.empty?
> +      foo = String.new(path)
> +      foo.slice!(0) if foo[0] == ?/
> +      request_path = foo unless path.empty?
>       end
>
>       @is_rss = request_path.sub!(/index.rss$/, '') ||
> @parameters.has_key?('rss')
>
> Now, to figure out how to unfreeze said String.
>
> -Brian
>
> On Thursday, October 30, 2003, at 01:29 PM, Brian McCallister wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> I have mod_ruby installed but am running it under cgi at the moment --
>> I want to run under mod_ruby eventually, but make it work, then work
>> right, then work fast =)
>>
>> Completely disabling mod_ruby makes no change
>>
>> Forcing it to run under mod_ruby gives me a security error:
>>
>> ./FileEntries.rb:85:in `stat': Insecure operation - stat
>> (SecurityError)
>>          from ./FileEntries.rb:85:in `traverse'
>>          from ./FileEntries.rb:84:in `each'
>>          from ./FileEntries.rb:84:in `traverse'
>>          from ./FileEntries.rb:52:in `initialize'
>>          from ./RubLog.rb:81:in `new'
>>          from ./RubLog.rb:81:in `process_request'
>>          from ./RubLog.rb:66:in `initialize'
>>          from /home/mccallister/www/rublog-0.8.0/rublog.rb:33:in `new'
>>          from /home/mccallister/www/rublog-0.8.0/rublog.rb:33
>>          from /usr/local/lib/ruby/1.8/apache/ruby-run.rb:70:in `load'
>>          from /usr/local/lib/ruby/1.8/apache/ruby-run.rb:70:in
>> `handler'
>>
>> Running it as a normal cgi I get the previously mentioned error. The
>> "can't modify frozen string (TypeError)" is why I thought that maybe
>> something changed between 1.6 and 1.8.
>>
>> httpd cgi config is pretty vanilla:
>>
>> LoadModule cgi_module modules/mod_cgi.so
>> AddHandler cgi-script .cgi
>>
>> Aside from that it is httpd 2.0.48 prefork and 1.8.0 release with
>> nothing extra aside from eruby installed.
>>
>> -Brian
>>
>> On Thursday, October 30, 2003, at 12:00 PM, Chad Fowler wrote:
>>
>>> On Fri, 31 Oct 2003, Brian McCallister wrote:
>>>
>>> # As Dave doesn't have a -users list for Rublog I am asking here,
>>> sorry
>>> # if it is offtopic...
>>> #
>>> # I am having a bear of a time getting rublog to work under 1.8.0 I
>>> get
>>> # errors along the lines of:
>>> #
>>>
>>> No problems here under 1.8.0.  Have you tried it with Webrick?  I'd 
>>> be
>>> interested to know if it works there.  What's your web server config?
>>> mod_ruby?
>>>
>>> Chad
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
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