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From Marc Slemko <ma...@znep.com>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache-1.3/conf highperformance.conf-dist httpd.conf-dist httpd.conf-dist-nw httpd.conf-dist-win
Date Wed, 29 Aug 2001 16:48:25 GMT
On 29 Aug 2001 martin@apache.org wrote:

> martin      01/08/29 06:32:07
> 
>   Modified:    src      CHANGES
>                .        Makefile.tmpl config.layout configure
>                conf     highperformance.conf-dist httpd.conf-dist
>                         httpd.conf-dist-nw httpd.conf-dist-win
>   Log:
>   Parallel to a change in Apache-2.0, the manual directory was moved out of
>   the DocumentRoot tree to simplify the separation of private
>   content&configuration from server's on-line documentation. An "Alias
>   /manual/ ..." projects the manual/ directory (which resides now
>   side-by-side with the icons/ directory) into the logical DocumentRoot.
>   Note that a request to http://server/manual (without the trailing slash)
>   will now behave different than before (it used to redirect to
>   http://server/manual/ but no longer does).

I'm not sure it makes sense to be backporting changes like this to 
1.3, but in any case...

Why are we not using the same alias as in 2.0, ie. "Alias /manual ..."
instead lf "Alias /manual/ ..."?  If you do it like it is done in 2.0,
then you do not need the trailing "/".


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