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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Newbie Question: Does mod_dir require mod_mime?
Date Mon, 16 Jun 2003 22:14:34 GMT

On Mon, 16 Jun 2003, Aaron Spike wrote:
> > Looking at the code, I see there is actually a dependency through
> > DIR_MAGIC_TYPE, which mod_mime needs to set for directories.  In 2.0, this
> > is handled differently and the dependency doesn't exist.
> So mod_dir requires mod_mime.

In 1.3 yes; in 2.0 no.

> I see you said "in general." Here are three base modules I really
> want to exclude:
> mod_negotiation - I will only serve pages in a single language.
> mod_userdir - no users exist but me.
> mod_autoindex - I don't want directory listing.
> Is this goning to cause me anymore problems? I noticed that even if I
> disable-module=negotiation I still have index.html.* instead of
> index.html.

You should be ok dropping those three.

When you say you get index.html.*, is that only when you are requesting
directories, or do you get the same thing if you request index.html and
only index.html.en exists?


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