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From Rich Bowen <rbo...@rcbowen.com>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] Re: Directory Listing: Ignoring all but one file/pattern - is that possible?
Date Mon, 05 Jan 2004 17:23:46 GMT
On Mon, 5 Jan 2004, Boyle Owen wrote:

> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Robert Andersson [mailto:robert@profundis.nu]
> > 
> > > Conversely, if you Deny access to a file but do not IndexIgnore it,
> > > it will appear in the listing but cannot be requested - you 
> > get a 403.
> > 
> > At least in Apache 2.0 (as Rich confirmed) there is this 
> > piece of code in
> > the function make_autoindex_entry() in mod_autoindex.c:
> 
> I tested 1.3 but, checking back, the original poster is using 2.0. It
> seems there is significantly different behaviour between 1.3 and 2.0 on
> this point. Personally, I'm not sure I like this - it's a bit too
> clever... What happens if you *want* to list the files publically but
> also want to control access? I'd rather have to think a bit but have
> complete freedom than not have to think and have things decided for me.

Yes, I agree. And, at the moment, there's not a way to do that. Someone
mentioned on IRC that there will be in the future, but I don't recall
all the details on that.

-- 
Rich Bowen - rbowen@rcbowen.com
There's more than one way to eat a rhesus


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