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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Sending directory trees to a single file
Date Wed, 23 Jul 2003 15:01:08 GMT

On Wed, 23 Jul 2003, Michael Johnson wrote:

> I understand the Options MultiViews, I've been using it just for that
> purpose. What I don't understand is the 'standard handling of PATH_INFO'.
> I am using 1.3.x which doesn't appear to have AllowPathInfo (not that I can
> find). Is it always on in 1.3? Or am I missing something? I haven't
> witnessed it before nor seen it documented. If it's always on I don't have
> to worry about it, and that's good. Like I said, I just need to be able to
> duplicate the behavior on other servers.

It is a standard feature of CGI and is documented in the CGI
specification.  It is always on for dynamic content in 1.3.  In 2.0, you
need to read the AllowPathInfo documentation to see how it works.


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