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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject RE: AllowOverride in VirtualHost?
Date Tue, 14 Nov 2000 00:20:41 GMT
But you can wrap it in a <directory> block within a <virtualhost>,
can't you?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tony Finch [mailto:dot@dotat.at]
> Sent: Monday, November 13, 2000 5:23 PM
> To: new-httpd@apache.org
> Cc: Chris Pepper
> Subject: Re: AllowOverride in VirtualHost?
> 
> 
> Chris Pepper <pepper@mail.reppep.com> wrote:
> >	I'd like to be able to add 'AllowOverride AuthConfig' 
> >directly inside a VirtualHost context, but this is is rejected -- I 
> >have to put it inside a Directory. Is there a good reason 
> >AllowOverride can't go directly inside VirtualHost?
> 
> Because AllowOverride specifies what .htaccess files can do, and they
> exist in the filesystem not in the URI namespace. Note that parts of a
> vhost's URI namespace can exist in different parts of the filesystem
> because of alias directives, and parts of the filesystem can be
> published by more than one vhost for the same reason.
> 
> Tony.
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