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From Brian Behlendorf <br...@collab.net>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache-1.3/conf httpd.conf-dist httpd.conf-dist-win
Date Mon, 11 Oct 1999 06:31:30 GMT
On Thu, 7 Oct 1999, Marc Slemko wrote:
> On 27 Aug 1999 dirkx@hyperreal.org wrote:
> 
> >   -    Options Indexes FollowSymLinks
> >   +    Options Indexes FollowSymLinks MultiViews
> 
> Is there any reason to be concerned about enabling multiviews in the
> default config file?  It is a... perhaps significant change in behaviour.

It adds overhead, so Apache will be slower in performance tests where the
default configs are used.  That would be my main criticism.  I don't see
it as a security problem, though it does deviate somewhat from the rule of
least-surprises.

	Brian




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