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From Nick Kew <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Does "AllowOverride All" damage Apache performance?
Date Thu, 22 Feb 2007 16:05:07 GMT
On Thu, 22 Feb 2007 16:50:30 +0100
"thomas Armstrong" <> wrote:

> Hi.
> One colleague claims that if we set "AllowOverride All" within our
> httpd.conf, the performance of Apache (we use 2.0.59) is damaged.

Yes, though it's not the whole truth.

Any Allowoverride value other than "None" is quite a big performance
hit, but the difference between [some] and "All" is negligible.

Nick Kew

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