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From Aram Mirzadeh <...@qosina.com>
Subject WWW Form Bug Report: "If ServerPath matches the beginning of a filename in the root directory of the server, bad things happen." (fwd)
Date Mon, 18 Nov 1996 18:41:31 GMT




A very interesting problem.  I'm trying to track it down...   I haven't
tested 1.2b yet, did we fix the /status directory problem? 

root@osiris.ml.org said:
> From nobody@hyperreal.com  Mon Nov 18 11:45:35 1996
> Message-Id: <199611181646.IAA22201@taz.hyperreal.com>
> From: root@osiris.ml.org
> To: awm@qosina.com
> Date: Mon Nov 18  8:46:26 1996
> Subject: WWW Form Bug Report: "If ServerPath matches the beginning of a filename in the
root directory of the server, bad things happen." on Linux
> 
> Submitter: root@osiris.ml.org
> Operating system: Linux, version: 2.0.23
> Version of Apache Used: 1.1.1
> Extra Modules used: only distributed modules
> URL exhibiting problem: http://osiris.ml.org/osiris.ml.org.html
> 
> Symptoms:
> --
> In a VirtualHost section where the virtual host
> and the main server share the same DocumentRoot,
> if the value specified by ServerPath matches the
> beginning of a filename in the root directory of 
> the DocumentRoot, you can retrive the document off
> the main server, but it results in an error when 
> attempting to retrive that document off the virtual
> host.
> 
> For example,
> 
> http://207.60.164.15/osiris.ml.org.html works fine,
> 
> but
> 
> http://osiris.ml.org/osiris.ml.org.html does not.
> 
> Also,
> 
> http://207.60.164.15/osiris.ml.org/
> 
> doesn't access documents in the osiris.ml.org 
> DocumentRoot, but
> 
> http://osiris.ml.org/osiris.ml.org/
> 
> does.
> --
> 
> Backtrace:
> --
> 
> --
> 


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