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From André Malo ...@perlig.de>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Why sub-requests for <docroot>/<extra path>?
Date Tue, 07 Jun 2005 07:07:14 GMT
* Bill Moseley <moseley@hank.org> wrote:

> I have a setup with the document root with no access, but then I allow
> access to individual subdirectories (normally via basic auth).
> 
> Say foo is one of those sub-directories and DocRoot is
> /var/lib/projects.
> 
> So a request for:
> 
>     GET http://bumby:88/foo/env.cgi/other/foo
> 
> results in this message in the error log:
> 
>     [error] .. client denied by server configuration: /var/lib/projects/other
> 
> If I enable access to the doc root then this error doesn't show up.
> It's interesting that only the first extra path segment is used
> ("other", but not that last "foo").
> 
> Can someone explain this behavior?

That's probably the subrequest lookup needed to build the PATH_TRANSLATED variable.

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