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From Chuck Murcko <ch...@telebase.com>
Subject Re: WWW Form Bug Report: "virtualhost documentroot directive overrides others" on FreeBSD
Date Tue, 23 Jul 1996 23:58:54 GMT
Brian Behlendorf liltingly intones:
> 
> On Mon, 22 Jul 1996 admin@multinet.net wrote:
> > Submitter: admin@multinet.net
> > Operating system: FreeBSD, version: 
> > Version of Apache Used: 1.1.1
> > Extra Modules used: 
> > URL exhibiting problem: 
> > 
> > Symptoms:
> > --
> > Not a major "BUG" but may cause confusion: 
> > a DocumentRoot directive (like, say, in a virtualhost
> > declaration) seems to clobber any previous "default"
> > DocumentRoot declarations in httpd.conf, which
> > isn't a major problem cause you can just re-declare
> > the default DocumentRoot at some point after all
> > your virtualhost declarations in the config file.
> > might want to mention it somewhere though. took
> > me a half hour of muttering obscenities to notice.
> 
> Hmm, this can't be right.  Are you saying that in a config file which
> looks like this
> 
>   DocumentRoot /www/htdocs/default
> 
>   <VirtualHost foobar.com>
>   DocumentRoot /www/htdocs/foobar.com
>   </VirtualHost>
> 
> then the first DocumentRoot is "clobbered" by the second?  I have not seen
> this happen anywhere else, and I have my httpd.conf set up just like this.
> Is there something else going on?
> 
I think BindAddress can mess things up if not set to *.

chuck
Chuck Murcko	N2K Inc.	Wayne PA	chuck@telebase.com
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