mod_include can include other config files.
It can also include all files in a directory if a directory is given as the
Putting this in the redhat default conf would make packageing other web
based software easier. Like horde/IMP, etc.
the seperate rpm package files could do something like:
Alias /horde /var/www/horde
This way you doesn't have to twiddle with the conf file as much. Apache
upgrades would be easier too.
Yes, it is a very useful feature. At this time I'm trying very hard to not
change the default configuration file for Apache, so we'll make this migration
When you do put it in what do you think the directory would be?
I'm packaging up some stuff we use, Horde, bugzilla, etc. to use this structure.
I can patch apache myself to do this, (it's a one liner :). But, I'd hate to
go back and change 15 other packages to use another directory :(
I hear COL has already begun doing this. They asked me for help setting it up a short while ago, and they may already have it in use in their apache package. A
simple rebuild toward an RH target, and you're done.
Ah, the dream of cross-platform compatibility, infinitely more complex than the unrealized cross-DISTRO compatibility...