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From Marc Slemko <ma...@znep.com>
Subject Re: mod_access/480: Symlinks still followed even if FollowSymLinks not in options
Date Thu, 24 Apr 1997 23:30:01 GMT
The following reply was made to PR mod_access/480; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Marc Slemko <marcs@znep.com>
To: Bob Mikrut <bob@doit.wisc.edu>
Subject: Re: mod_access/480: Symlinks still followed even if FollowSymLinks not in options
Date: Thu, 24 Apr 1997 17:23:40 -0600 (MDT)

 
 On Thu, 24 Apr 1997, Bob Mikrut wrote:
 
 [...]
 > If user 'bob' has a symlink in '/u/bob/public_html', the link is
 > followed even if:
 >   a. FollowSymLink is not in any option line
 >   b. SymLinkIfOwnerMatch is in the option line
 >   c. -FollowSymLink is included
 > This is in the stanza:
 > </Directory>
 > <Directory /home/*/WWW>
 > AllowOverride None
 > Options Indexes Includes ExecCGI -FollowSymLinks SymLinksIfOwnerMatch
 > <LIMIT get post>
 > order deny,allow
 > deny from all
 > allow from .adp.wisc.edu .doit.wisc.edu
 > </LIMIT>
 > </Directory>
 
 Erm... you are setting those options for /home/, not /u/.  One may be a
 symlink to the other, but you need to use the right one.
 
 Does changing /home/ to /u/ in the Directory bit make it work correctly? 
 
 

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