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From Nick Kew <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Indexing outside of DocumentRoot and Directory
Date Fri, 18 Aug 2006 09:36:44 GMT
On Friday 18 August 2006 02:33, LDB wrote:

> >> [Thu Aug 17 03:50:51 2006] [error] [client] Attempt to
> >> serve
> >> directory: /srv/www/readit/
> >
> > I've never seen this error message in the wild (although I can see it
> > exists in core.c).  I suspect it means that you don't have mod_dir
> > included in your server and hence, instead of trying to server a
> > DirectoryIndex, apache is trying to serve the directory entry itself.

It happens on a 'ScriptAlias'ed directory.  I suspect other uses of 
mod_alias/mod_rewrite might be able to trigger it.

I wasn't watching when you first posted ... probably I ignored it
because the subject looked uninteresting and you already had replies.

Nick Kew

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