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From "Ralf S. Engelschall" <>
Subject Re: --datadir and symbolic links
Date Tue, 09 Jun 1998 09:57:18 GMT

In article <> you wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 08, 1998 at 07:43:22PM +0200, Ralf S. Engelschall wrote:
>> In article <199806022031.QAA16174@siam.gensym> you wrote:
>> > Suggestion for 1.3.1
>> > It would be nice if --datadir could be checked at install 
>> > or configuration time for symbolic links along the way.

> Allowing ``Options +FollowSymLinks'' is also better performance-wise
> because apache doesn't have to do an lstat.

>> I'll try to integrate this in my patch for 1.3.1-dev which already corrects
>> Port, Group, ServerAdmin, etc. at install time. Perhaps a warning can be done
>> for your symlink problem.

> Ahh?! Will these be settable by --switch or will you guess sensible values?

Hmmm... Dean recently changed access.conf now to

<Directory />
Options FollowSymLinks
AllowOverride None

Does it mean the issue is already solved this way?

                                       Ralf S. Engelschall

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