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From "Ken Parzygnat" <kp...@raleigh.ibm.com>
Subject RE: [PATCH] Win32: User directive
Date Wed, 21 Oct 1998 17:49:00 GMT
> > PR 2303 states that the User directive
> > does not work on Win32.  This is true and
> > I do not believe Apache should change this
> > because it would minimally mean putting the 
> > password of the user id somewhere where Apache
> > could get it.
> > 
> > In order to get this function on NT, you 
> > should install the server as a service, and
> > set up the "Startup..." settings to have the
> > service start under a particular user account.
> > 
> > I'm proposing that we just put a NOTICE in
> > the error log stating that the User directive
> > has no affect on Win32.
> > 
> > What do you think?
> 
> Except it does have an effect.  You can use "UserDir /home/*" or something
> like that just fine.
> 

Sorry, you lost me.  Are you saying that the UserDir directive 
inherits something from the User directive, or there is a special
relationship?

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Ken Parzygnat
email: kparz@raleigh.ibm.com 


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