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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: DO NOT REPLY [Bug 47392] <FilesMatch> is using the wrong directory
Date Fri, 26 Jun 2009 17:54:12 GMT
This is a discussion not a bugfix (yet) :)

bugzilla@apache.org wrote:
> https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=47392
> 
> --- Comment #4 from Eric Covener <covener@gmail.com>  2009-06-26 08:26:45 PST ---
> re-opening for some more eyes.
> 
> Requesting a directory e.g. "/test" without a trailing slash, ap_file_walk
> applies Files/Filesmatch containers to the "basename" (/test->test)  that live
> in  /test/.htaccess
> 
> Is this as desired or should it be short-circuited (skipped, treated as an
> empty iflename, ???) if we have the above case?  Sounds like a candidate for
> trunk-only change.

I suggest we leave as is; you know this is a container, but how do you know
/test is not /test/ container when looking at a proxy server?  You might hit
a directory match relative to docroot, but if it's served from the backend
proxy server, /test may be a resource.

IMHO, don't mess with the existing behavior; my 2c US, still dwindling.

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