[thelist] symlinks/freebsd/apache

CDitty mail at redhotsweeps.com
Thu Oct 5 12:17:05 CDT 2000

I think that you need to do an alias in the apache conf file.  That should 
do exactly as you wish.


At 11:45 AM 10/5/00, you wrote:

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>What I'm trying to do is a fairly sensible symlink on
>my server - my main photos section lives at
>but knowing some people, I'll get attempts to
>get to it at
>http://www.easyweb.co.uk/photo/ and
>(and having Dan Quayle as a mate (jk) also
>http://www.easyweb.co.uk/photoes/ )
>So I did the sensible thing and set up a couple
>of symlinks:
>bash$ ln -s pics photos
>bash$ ln -s pics photoes
>which gives me (extract):
>lrwxrwxrwx   1 web3060  3060      4 Oct  5 16:40 photo -> pics
>lrwxrwxrwx   1 web3060  3060      4 Oct  5 16:41 photoes -> pics
>lrwxrwxrwx   1 web3060  3060      4 Oct  5 16:41 photos -> pics
>drwxr-xr-x  10 web3060  3060   1024 Oct  3 22:04 pics
>Smurfy, eh? Those Unix classes last year pay off.
>cd photo (etc) gives me exactly what I'd expect - it takes
>me into a dir with all the same content as /pics/.
>So why the hell when I try to access
>http://www.easyweb.co.uk/photo/ or
>do I get 403 errors?
>Martin Burns, Content Management Consultant
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