Re: Patches to NCSA httpd 1.1 (Rob McCool)
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From: (Rob McCool)
Date: Wed, 2 Feb 1994 11:27:16 -0600
In-Reply-To: Walt Drummond <>
       "Re: Patches to NCSA httpd 1.1" (Feb  2, 10:52am)
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Subject: Re: Patches to NCSA httpd 1.1
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Now that you guys mention it, I'd like to see the directory indexing more
configurable as well. But I don't want to use four million globals and
config directives to do it...

What do you think of having something like DirectoryOptions? So your
configuration would look something like this:

DirectoryOptions ReadmeTop FancyIndexes IconLinks
IconLinkPrefix /cgi-bin/munge-me

/cgi-bin/munge-me would be a CGI script called with the name of the current
file as extra path information, and munge-me could use PATH_TRANSLATED to
get at the real filename.

For compatibility, I would still support FancyIndexes in srm.conf but it
could be replaced with DirectoryOptions.