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Re: httpd and directories

----- Original Message -----
From: "Patrick Dahiroc" <patd@dahiroc.net>
To: <debian-user@lists.debian.org>
Sent: Sunday, July 30, 2000 8:43 PM
Subject: httpd and directories

> hi all
> i've installed apache web server and i am puzzled as to how it can see
> my /usr/share/doc or /usr/doc directory.  i was under the impression
> that by default all directory lookup begin at /var/www.  so to go
> http://www.dahiroc.net/doc the directory /var/www/doc must
> exist.  however in my /var/www directory i don't have a 'doc'
> directory or link - just an index.html.  yet i can go to
> http://www.dahiroc.net/doc.  can someone give a reason for this and
> how do i stop apache from looking in my /usr/share/doc directory.
well, look in your httpd.conf. There will probably be an alias pointing to
that directory.


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