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From Marc Slemko <ma...@worldgate.com>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache-1.3/conf srm.conf-dist srm.conf-dist-win
Date Fri, 22 May 1998 14:49:19 GMT
On Fri, 22 May 1998, Martin Kraemer wrote:

> > brian       98/05/21 11:02:00
> > 
> >   Enable Alias by default so that icons are viewable in default distribution.
> >   
> >   -#Alias /icons/ @@ServerRoot@@/icons/
> >   +Alias /icons/ @@ServerRoot@@/icons/
> 
> Shouldn't this be
> <IfModule mod_alias.c>
>   Alias /icons/ @@ServerRoot@@/icons/
> </IfModule>
> ? Some users just might have disabled mod_alias (which OTOH would be a
> very silly thing to do).

No.

The -dist config file is appropriate for a "standard" config.  There are
many things in the file that will break if users use an absolute minimum
set of modules.  Using IfModule really confuses people because they don't
understand it and they think the directive should be working if they don't
know the module isn't included.


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