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From Dean Gaudet <dgaudet-list-apache-mirr...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: Apache 1.3.2 Released
Date Wed, 23 Sep 1998 17:09:17 GMT
Oh duh.  I've removed the NameWidth=* for now... folks will have to
re-update their mirror. 

Dean


On Wed, 23 Sep 1998, Goran Oberg wrote:

> > Apache 1.3.2 Released
> > =====================
> > 
> ...
> > Please see the CHANGES_1.3 file in the same directory for a full
> > list of changes.  The distribution is also available via any of
> > the mirrors listed at
> > 
> >     http://www.apache.org/mirrors/
> 
> Hi all,
> 
> I think the .htaccess file in the /dist/-directory might cause some
> trouble around the world.
> 
> I got several reports today from users, eager to get their hands
> on the newly released 1.3.2, that they couldn't access
> <URL:http://apache.dc.luth.se/dist/>.
> 
> The problem was that there were directives in the .htacces-file that my
> somewhat dated apache didn't grok. I have been in the process of
> stepping up to 1.3.2 and new releases of mysql and php the last couple
> of days. The problem went away, of course, when I completed the upgrade
> earlier today.
> 
> However, I ran a quick scan of the different HTTP-mirrors listed at
> <URL:http://www.apache.org/mirrors/> and found that out of 84 mirrors
> only 29 (about a third) were able to give a listing of the
> dist-directory.
> 
> Here's a list of the different apache-versions used at different places:
> <URL:http://www.luth.se/~goggi/proj/apache/mirror/versions.txt>
> 
> I don't know if someone in the apache team would like to contact the
> mirror-administrators and explain wats need to be done or if this
> heads-up is sufficient (if this mail reaches all on mirrors@apache.org,
> that is).
> 
> Alternatively, the .htaccess-files could be made less version-dependent
> to enable the mirrors to work properly. I'm not sure on how this should
> be done though. It will have to be a trade-off between functionality and
> backward compability.
> 
> If someone wants to do their own filtering, here's the raw data from my
> lwp-request loop over the mirror-sites: <URL:http://www.luth.se/~goggi/
> proj/apache/mirror/rawdata.txt>
> 
> 
> Wkr
> 
> /G
> 
> -- 
>  Göran Öberg <goggi@dc.luth.se>        <URL:http://www.luth.se/~goggi/>
>  Computer Support Center                       Adm./CoAdm. of
>  Luleå University, SWEDEN         {www,proxy,{www,apache}.dc,ftp}.luth.se
> _________________________________________________________________________
> 
> 



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