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From "Neil A. Hillard" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Error: [warn] Useless use of AllowOverride
Date Tue, 08 Apr 2008 15:18:20 GMT

Mamta Singh wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have apache2.2 and tomcat 5.5 installed. when ever i start apache 
> server i got this warning:        [warn] Useless use of AllowOverride in 
> line .....
> I checked these line numbers are in mod_jk.conf file which has been 
> auto-generated by  tomcat. These lines are:
>     <Location "/servlets-examples/WEB-INF/*">
>         AllowOverride None   => on this line
>         deny from all
>     </Location>
>     <Location "/servlets-examples/META-INF/*">
>         AllowOverride None   => on this line
>         deny from all
>     </Location>
> ...
> Does any one have idea why I am getting this warning.

Yes - shows 
that AllowOverride is only valid in a Directory context.  You're trying 
to use it in a location where it doesn't make sense.



Neil Hillard          

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