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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] DOCUMENT_ROOT and mod_vhost_alias
Date Sun, 16 Oct 2005 13:58:37 GMT
On 10/16/05, Fury <> wrote:
> Hi,
>  I'm messing around with mass virutal hosting (found here:
>, and I'm
> having trouble understanding what's going on with the DOCUMENT_ROOT
> environment variable.

>  So how do I `fake' it?

You can't, as far as I know.

The general opinion has been that DOCUMENT_ROOT is not a useful thing
to support, since it doesn't take into account Aliases, UserDir,
Rewrites, etc.  So CGI scripts shouldn't be using it in the first


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