[pkg-lighttpd] Bug#445459: lighttpd: mod_alias fails on localhost

Steve Greenland steveg at moregruel.net
Wed Oct 24 16:46:18 UTC 2007

On 24-Oct-07, 09:41 (CDT), Olaf van der Spek <olafvdspek at gmail.com> wrote: 
> On 10/24/07, Steve Greenland <steveg at moregruel.net> wrote:
> > If I access 'http://localhost/nagios2/', I get a 404. If I access
> > 'http://speedy.moregruel.net/nagios2/', it works fine. Using IPs instead
> > of names makes no difference: using fails, while
> > works.
> Both attempts were from localhost? Or is the second attempt from another host?

Yes. All from the same browser on the machine where lighttpd is running
(locally known as "speedy"). It's repeatable, and doesn't depend on what
order things are done in.

> I didn't know that and I'll probably forget again. I used the reportbug tool.
> It's a bad design indeed.

One trick is that you don't have to go look at the submitter's address,
you can use '123456-submitter at bugs.debian.org'.


Steve Greenland
    The irony is that Bill Gates claims to be making a stable operating
    system and Linus Torvalds claims to be trying to take over the
    world.       -- seen on the net

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