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From Eric Covener <>
Subject Re: SetVirtualDocumentRoot
Date Wed, 10 Nov 2010 16:23:43 GMT
On Wed, Nov 10, 2010 at 10:35 AM, Rich Bowen <> wrote:
> I was reading bug reports this morning, and wondered if someone could take a
> look at the patch offered here:
> It adds a SetVirtualDocumentRoot configuration directive to mod_vhost_alias,
> making numerous third-party applications behave sanely when run under
> mod_vhost_alias.
> I've read the various justifications why we don't do this, and quite frankly
> I don't understand them. Is there a legitimate reason that setting
> DOCUMENT_ROOT on a per-dynamic-vhost basis is any different/worse than
> setting it on a per-regular-vhost basis? I don't understand the distinction,
> other than "we've never done it that way."

conceptually makes sense to me, at least in 2.3.x

Eric Covener

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