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From André Malo ...@perlig.de>
Subject Re: question about include directives
Date Wed, 26 May 2004 08:50:04 GMT
* Andrew Boyce-Lewis <aboyce@conduit-it.com> wrote:

> 
> I am wondering why the include directive does not allow wildcard
> constructions in the directory path. For example, 'include
> /etc/httpd/*/*.conf' will not work and will produce the error "wildcard
> patterns not allowed in Include"
> 
> However 'include /etc/httpd/dir/*.conf' works as expected. 
> 
> I tested all of this with apache 1.3.31. 
> 
> This seems like an unnecessary limitation. 

It's *way* more effort to resolve arbitrary path wildcards as well and
there's much recursion involved. So it's not really unnecessary, but just
lazy.

Patches welcome :-)

nd

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