[thelist] Turning on .htaccess in Apache Mac OS X

Alex Robinson thelist at alex.fu2k.org
Wed Nov 9 08:50:44 CST 2005

>What am I doing wrong?

Did you restart the server?

Yes, I'm sure you did.

It's quite possible that the httpd.conf has further instructions that 
are, er, overriding the AllowOverride directive.

Indeed, a quick google later


reveals that you also have to edit the users' *.conf files too. Apparently.

>I just want to mess with content types in one test directory, so it's
>definitely a local change that shouldn't be propagated to the entire

Something along the lines of

    <Location /foo/bar>
    DefaultType text/xml

should work just fine

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