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Bug#634834: a2enmod.8: unshade the global settings when enabling a .conf file

Package: apache2.2-common
Version: 2.2.19-1
Severity: normal
Tags: patch

--- a2enmod.8   2011-07-20 13:28:59.000000000 +0300
+++ a2enmod.8.new       2011-07-20 14:00:44.000000000 +0300
@@ -40,6 +40,11 @@
 disables a module by removing those symlinks.  It is not an error to
 enable a module which is already enabled, or to disable one which is
 already disabled.
+Note that many modules have, in addition to a .load file, an
+associated .conf file.  Enabling the module puts the configuration
+directives in the .conf file as global directives to
+.B apache2
 .B "a2enmod imagemap"
@@ -52,6 +57,9 @@
 module, and disables the
 .B mod_mime_magic
+Enabling a module with a .conf file, while not accepting its global
+directives, requires manually removing its .conf symlink.
 .B /etc/apache2/mods-available

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