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From "Joshua Slive" <jos...@slive.ca>
Subject Re: mod_speling: ignore dotfiles
Date Sat, 12 Jul 2003 21:21:43 GMT
On Sat, 12 Jul 2003 18:57:04 +0200, "André Malo" <nd@perlig.de> said:
> * André Malo wrote:
> 
> > the attached patch deals somehow with
> > <http://nagoya.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id 284>. It makes it
> > configurable whether mod_speling should ignore requested dotfiles.
> 
> Oh dear, the patch was not sufficient. Here comes the full one.
> Anyway, I'm not sure whether this makes sense at all, so any comments are
> welcome :)

I don't think this warrents a new directive: the current behavior is just
bad.  But I also don't think it is correct to just give up in this case. 
A very quick look at mod_speling leads me to believe that the problem is
the stuff inside the #ifdef WANT_BASENAME_MATCH.  I would guess that
making that conditional on dotloc!=0 would solve the problem.  But I'm
not in a position to test my theory right now.

Joshua.
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Joshua Slive
joshua@slive.ca

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