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From Hans Werner Strube <str...@physik3.gwdg.de>
Subject mod_access/2851: Are "order allow,deny" and "order mutual-failure" identical?
Date Fri, 14 Aug 1998 11:03:29 GMT

>Number:         2851
>Category:       mod_access
>Synopsis:       Are "order allow,deny" and "order mutual-failure" identical?
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    apache
>State:          open
>Class:          doc-bug
>Submitter-Id:   apache
>Arrival-Date:   Fri Aug 14 04:10:01 PDT 1998
>Originator:     strube@physik3.gwdg.de
>Release:        1.3.1
Solaris 2.5.[1] SPARC, gcc
>From their description, I understand that "order allow,deny" and
"order mutual-failure" are actually identical. In both cases, access is
permitted if and only if the address occurs in the access list but not in the
deny list. This should be clarified in the documentation.
If I am right, the separate treatment in the program code is redundant.


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