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From Tianyin Xu <t...@cs.ucsd.edu>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Error in accessing the home page
Date Fri, 30 Nov 2012 07:48:42 GMT
Wait... Then the document which specifies "a full path to a directory" is
not correct.

-- Tianyin


On Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 10:00 PM, Tianyin Xu <tixu@cs.ucsd.edu> wrote:

> No, it could be a relative path, but it is **relative** to ServerRoot.
>
> I set:
>
> ServerRoot "/home/tianyin/httpd-2.4.3"
> DocumentRoot "htdocs"
>  <Directory "htdocs">
>     ......
>  </Directory>
>
> And everything is perfectly fine.
>
>
>
>
> On Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 4:02 PM, Yehuda Katz <yehuda@ymkatz.net> wrote:
>
>> On Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 6:57 PM, Alex Chen <alex_chen@filemaker.com>wrote:
>>
>>> However I have already set ServerRoot to "C:/Program Files/Apache" and
>>> DocumentRoot to 'htdocs", therefore  I assume it implies the document root
>>> will be "C:/Program Files/Apache/htdocs", as indicated in your reply,
>>> correct?
>>>
>>> The question is why  I have to use <Directory "C:/Program
>>> Files/Apache/htdocs"> instead of <Directory "htdocs"> even though
>>> DocumentRoot is already set to "htdocs"?
>>
>>
>> Because the documentation says that the <Directory > block always
>> requires the full path:
>> http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/mod/core.html#directory
>>
>> That was a design decision that was probably made years ago.
>>
>
>
>
> --
> Tianyin XU,
> http://cseweb.ucsd.edu/~tixu/
>



-- 
Tianyin XU,
http://cseweb.ucsd.edu/~tixu/

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