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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <>
Subject Re: $ as literal in DirectoryMatch
Date Wed, 12 Aug 2009 21:07:11 GMT
Eric Covener wrote:
> The undocumented behavior of suppressing the significance of '$' in
> DirectoryMatch'es argument came up on IRC today.
> ap_directory_walk() uses the AP_REG_NOTEOL macro to ask for this behavior.
> Does anyone recall the rationale before documenting the current
> behavior? Somewhat unusually, 1.3 doc actually has an example that
> uses the $ as as anchor, but I didn't have a 1.3 server to test the
> actual behavior on.

svn blame is your friend.  A heck of a lot of work went into preserving
context of CVS through the svn transition.

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