[Fwd: [Bug 1648] New: Downloading forbidden]

Matthew Burgess matthew at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Nov 4 14:57:23 PST 2005

M.Canales.es wrote:

> Then, IMHO, the better solution is to add an .htaccess file in the master web 
> root directory (or into the required subdirectories) containig:
> Options All Indexes
> IndexOptions FancyIndexing 

Does this open up any security issues for our mirrors?  Presumably 
mirror hosting providers will have prevented .htaccess files from having 
any effect, if they want to have complete control over their servers? 
In which case this won't solve the problem, but it won't do any harm on 
those mirrors, but will fix other mirrors.



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