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From Yann Ylavic <ylavic....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: IncludeOptional: feature request to be less strict
Date Mon, 06 Nov 2017 11:25:21 GMT
On Mon, Nov 6, 2017 at 9:21 AM, Joe Orton <jorton@redhat.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 04, 2017 at 01:15:07PM +0100, Luca Toscano wrote:
>> Hi everybody,
>>
>> in https://bz.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=57585 it was asked to
>> relax a bit how IncludeOptional works to allow a config to specify a path
>> in IncludeOptional that might not be (yet) on the file system (without
>> using * in the directory path).
>>
>> For example, in the bugzilla task this use case is presented:
>> https://bz.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=57585#c6
>>
>> I found the report while dealing with an apache config issue on Debian
>> Stretch with a colleague:
>> https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=878920
>>
>> I am wondering if there is the chance to review the IncludeOptional
>> behavior or if there are solid reason not to.
>
> I think having IncludeOptional do nothing if any path element is missing
> makes more sense, I'd assumed it worked like that already. Should be
> fine to make that change in 2.4.x too IMO.

+1

Regards,
Yann.

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