[pkg-lighttpd] Problems with alias.url

Krzysztof Krzyzaniak eloy at kofeina.net
Mon Mar 6 16:15:30 UTC 2006

Torsten Marek wrote:
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> Hi,
> while I was working on lighttpd on the weekend, I ran into a problem: with the
> new handling of images/ and doc/, the /cgi-bin/ -> /usr/lib/cgi-bin/ alias does
> not seem to work from localhost.
> Maybe this is an upstream bug, but there is a fix:

So far is not bug but feature of config file.

> 1. define a bogus alias.url so that it is possible to append to it afterwards
> 2. put the alias for images and doc into global {} and append them to alias.url
> 3. append /cgi-bin/ => /usr/lib/cgi-bin/ to alias.url

4. Ask for possibility of defining empty configuration array.

I think so far 2 possibility is the best.

> Maybe there is an easier solution to this, which I am missing, but I did not get
> any other combination to work.
> I've not yet checked in this workaround, since it's not very clean. What do you
> think?
> Otherwise, I've added mod_cml and split out trigger_b4_dl into its own package,
> along with some changes and configuration updates.


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