Igor any change auth_basic_user_file can accept the new regex stuff?

mike mike503 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 14 23:28:04 MSK 2009

correct, but why would that be an 'error'

an 'error' to me is something that the server needs to be reconfigured
for. this could be simple human error. it could also require server
tweaks to make it work too, but i guess you're right.

On Sat, Mar 14, 2009 at 12:46 PM, Igor Sysoev <is at rambler-co.ru> wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 14, 2009 at 11:22:06AM -0700, mike wrote:
>> 2009/3/14 Igor Sysoev <is at rambler-co.ru>:
>> > Probably 403 should be return in both cases (static and dynamic) if error
>> > is file not found.
>> That is fine with me. I was going to recommend that but thought it
>> might be a bit incorrect. Since htpasswd stuff -is- required to be
>> configured on the server level, it is sort of a server error if it's
>> pointing to the wrong file. However, the users can control the files a
>> lot of the time and remove them...
>> As long as there is a simple to read error log entry for it, that
>> works. Right now a 404 throws an "error" - shouldn't that be more like
>> a "notice" ?
>> This missing file should be an error as it has more to do with server
>> configuration. But me randomly typing in /ekfhskdfdskhfs into a site
>> should not raise an "error" level:
>> 2009/03/14 11:20:25 [error] 32217#0: *1 open()
>> "/home/mike/web/" failed (2: No such file or
>> directory), client:, server:, request: "GET
>> /fds HTTP/1.1", host: ""
>> IMHO it should be less important for a 404 :)
> The error level is done as in Apache. There is no simple way to tell
> broken link from mistype/etc.
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> Igor Sysoev
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