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Re: htaccess hell

On Wed, 15 Jun 2011 23:11:29 +0200
Stefan Fritsch <sf@sfritsch.de> wrote:

Ian> I know that the .htaccess file is getting read, because when I drop
Ian> garbage there I get a server error upon loading that page.  So
Ian> somehow the AuthName directive in the .htaccess is getting ignored.
Ian> Why?? AllowOverride seems to allow it.

Stefan> See http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/sections.html#mergin

Stefan> <Location> always wins against .htaccess

Thanks, this was the precise answer I was looking for.  I swear I have
read that part of the documentation, but obviously not carefully enough.

Ian Zimmerman
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