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From "Eric Covener" <cove...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Re: Generic questions about apache configuration
Date Fri, 22 Aug 2008 14:25:14 GMT
On Fri, Aug 22, 2008 at 9:43 AM, Valerio Pachera <sirio81@gmail.com> wrote:
> 2008/8/22 Eric Covener <covener@gmail.com>:
>>> Why in the second case "SetHandleer" is used instead of "Addhandler" ?
>>
>> Because the second option already has a cgi-bin/ subdirectory on the
>> URL -- so everyhting should be treated as CGI not just certain files.
>
> Ok, by your answer and re-reading the documentation I cleared that
> Sethandler is used for
> directive <Directory> and <Lcation> and it DOESN'T LOOK at file extension.
>
> By the other hand, with Add handler you associate a handler to files
> with certains extension
> (Syntax:        AddHandler handler-name extension [extension] ...)
>
> In a forum I found this directive.
>
>   <Files "*.rhtml">
>      SetHandler ruby-object
>      RubyHandler Apache::ERubyRun.instance
>      Options +ExecCGI
>   </Files>
>
> As we can see SetHandler is used inside <file> directive! The
> documentation says it can be used only in <directory> and <location>
> section!
> But this seems the best way if I want to execute all .rhtml file in
> the DocumentRoot. Isn't it?
>
> Reference Documentation:
> http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/mod/core.html#sethandler
> http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/mod/mod_mime.html#addhandler
> http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/mod/core.html#files


"directory" context usually means any of Files/Directory/Location containers.

-- 
Eric Covener
covener@gmail.com

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