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From Marion et Christophe JAILLET <christophe.jail...@wanadoo.fr>
Subject tr: RE: Re: CheckBasenameMatc
Date Sat, 26 Dec 2015 08:48:42 GMT
 Hi,

See http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=1557580,

See https://bz.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=44221 for background

It was refused for backport because it was changing the default behavior. It could be tweaked
to keep the old behavior or dropped completely

CJ

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> Le 24/12/15, à 21:11, Eric Covener a écrit :

> > On Thu, Dec 24, 2015 at 2:42 PM, Rich Bowen  wrote:
> > I discovered this morning that mod_speling has a completely undocumented
> > directive, CheckBasenameMatch
> >
> > It's not entirely clear to me what it's supposed to do - it appears to
> > maybe duplicate some of the functionality of mod_negotiation, mapping a
> > request for `index` or `index.db` (example given in code comment) to
> > `index.html`.
> >
> > Am I missing something? I'd be glad to write up a doc for this directive
> > but 1) I'm not sure if I'm understanding it correctly and 2) it doesn't
> > seem particularly useful.
> 
> 
> I came to the same conclusion after looking at it. Note that
> matches of this type
> will never result in serving the file directly, it will just be in a
> separate "look closely"
> section of a 300 Multiple Choices response.
> 
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