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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Directorylisting files root:wheel
Date Fri, 27 Aug 2004 14:16:45 GMT
On Fri, 27 Aug 2004 16:13:30 +0200, Remco Bressers <> wrote:
> Maybe a silly question, but i need some solution for this:
> I've got a directory tree filled with files owned by root, only user
> readable.
> I don't want to change permissions on these files, but i do want to let
> people (remote) download files through Apache (ssl).

Why don't you want to change permissions?

You are asking "Can apache read something it doesn't have permissions
to read?"  And the answer is no.  But if you gave us more details of
why you need that setup, we might be able to suggest alternatives.


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