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From Jerry Baker <>
Subject Re: Virtual Hosts Docs Bug?
Date Tue, 25 Jun 2002 14:04:08 GMT
Joshua Slive wrote:
> Jerry Baker wrote:
> > The doc at has a
> > misleading statement.
> >
> >       Configuration directives set in the main server context
> >       (outside any <VirtualHost> container) will be used only
> >       if they are not overriden by the virtual host settings.
> >
> > This led me to the erroneous conclusion that any directive set in the
> > main server config would be applied to all virtual hosts unless
> > explicitly overridden in a particular virtual host config. This is not
> > the case. There are a few directives that are not carried over from the
> > default config at all. The options that I have noticed do not carry over
> > are Options, Alias, and AllowOverride. I'm sure there are more.
> No.  The docs above are correct in genearl.  The only exception I can
> think of is mod_rewrite when the inherit rewriteoption is not set.
> Most likely, you have a configuration problem.  Otherwise, you have
> found a bug in the code, not the documentation.
> Joshua.

I am open to providing my config files over private email to anyone
willing to take a look at this. I don't think there are any errors in
the configs, but I may easily be mistaken.

Jerry Baker

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