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From Raymond S Brand <r...@rsbx.net>
Subject Re: [PATCH] for a bug in mod_dir
Date Tue, 04 May 1999 13:42:39 GMT
Salvador Ortiz Garcia wrote:
> 

> 
> As documented, DirectoryIndex can take any URI so
> 
> Why we can't use
> 
>           ... == HTTP_OK && !S_ISDIR(rr->finfo.st_mode)
> 
> to allow Pure Virtal URIs(tm)?

Your suggested change lets through non-existant files and
symlinks. A symlink pointing at the directory (possibly
chained) would result in the original behavior, where the
child process gets into an infinite recursion.

Raymond S Brand

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