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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] ./ Relative paths fail silently / Suse Linux / shell?
Date Sun, 17 Jul 2005 03:04:22 GMT
On 7/16/05, Autumnal <> wrote:
> > It is completely unclear to me what problem you are trying to solve.
> Well, any script or HTML page that uses this type of path fails. HTML,
> PHP, PERL, you name it.

Forget about everything else until you get plain HTML working.

> > Exactly where do these relative paths occur?  What do you mean by
> In any of the above pages or scripts.
> > "fails silently"?  If you are having problems with paths in html
> What I mean is that no error is sent to the browser nor generated in
> the log files -- in the case of say, a PHP script. Execution stops
> cold when it reaches this point. Removing the "./" allows the script
> to go forward. Thus my question -- how do I allow the
> "./some/path/here" type path to be used in scripts, pages, etc that
> are served by Apache?

And what happens when you include such links in an html page?  Can you
give us the URL for an html page including such links that dosen't


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