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From Rich Bowen <rbo...@rcbowen.com>
Subject Re: 403's not getting logged?
Date Fri, 09 May 2003 18:33:55 GMT
On Fri, 9 May 2003, Jim Jagielski wrote:

> Rich Bowen wrote:
> >
> > I'm experiencing a should-not-happen condition in apache 1.3.27, and
> > wondered if anyone else could verify for me. In the case of a 403
> > error caused by incorrect directory permissions, there is no error
> > log entry. If the file is unreadable, the 403 goes in the error log.
> > But if the directory has bogus permissions, there's no entry.
> > This is on 1.3.27 I've tested this on 2 servers so far, and it seems
> > consistent.
> >
>
> That's as designed, IIRC, though I cannot recall *why* we did it
> that way...

Then I would suggest that it is a bad design, and leads to a lot of
user confusion. Unless there's a really good reason for this, it would
be nice to have an error message.

-- 
Rich Bowen - rbowen@rcbowen.com
http://kenya.rcbowen.com/

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