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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Odd Behavior with IndexIgnore
Date Sun, 11 May 2003 17:34:08 GMT

On Sun, 11 May 2003, Joseph A Nagy Jr wrote:

> I have IndexIgnore currently set to IndexIgnore .??* *~ *# HEADER*
> README* RCS CVS *,v *,t, robots.txt, *.js so that javascript files and
> the robots.txt file won't be listed in any directory listings. The odd
> behavior comes in now. I used to also have 'logs' in there so that my
> server log dir's won't show.
> Here is the odd behavior.
> If I put robots.txt before *.js, robots.txt will show but *.js won't.
> Same if I put 'logs' (minus single qoutes) before anything else. I run
> Apache 1.3.27 on RedHat Linux 7.2

Get rid of the commas.  You were probably confused by "*,v", but that is
actually matching a comma in a filename, not using the comma as a
separator.  Arguments to apache directives are almost always


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