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From Stefan Fritsch ...@sfritsch.de>
Subject mod_dav inconsistent behaviour for GET requests
Date Fri, 29 Jan 2010 07:42:41 GMT
Hi,

mod_dav doesn't handle GET requests in a consistent way: If a repos 
provider has handle_get == 1, mod_dav will handle GET requests by 
itself. This means no other handler will get a chance to interpret the 
file as script or SSI. On the other hand, if the repos provider has 
handle_get == 0, mod_dav will do nothing and another handler like 
mod_php or mod_include may handle scripts, causing the output of the 
script execution to be sent to the client instead of the script 
source.

The documentation 
http://httpd.apache.org/docs/trunk/mod/mod_dav.html#complex suggests 
using ForceType 'text/plain' to circumvent this. Apart from the fact
that this is not enough and one may need 'SetHandler none' as well, I 
think this is a kludge. mod_dav should make sure that the GET request 
is handled by the default handler by setting r->handler in its fixup 
hook. If nobody disagrees, I will change this in trunk.

Cheers,
Stefan

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