[erlang-patches] Patch submission for httpd authentication file location

Ingela Anderton Andin <>
Tue Aug 26 16:49:20 CEST 2008


thank you for the patch I have now included it for the next release.

Regards Ingela Erlang/OTP, Ericsson

Nicolas Charpentier wrote:
> Hi,
> There is a fix proposal for the problem I reported few days ago.
> Context:
> In the httpd service, for each directory you can configure the 
> authentication mode. For plain and dets mode, 2 others parameters have 
> to configured auth_user_file and auth_group_file.
> The documention says that their value could be either an absolute path 
> name either a path relative to the server_root. Unfortunately there is 
> a bug because if the value is a relative path name it will be relative 
> to the current working directory of the VM.
> My patch is based on R12-B3 sources. To apply it:
> * change to directory $ERL_ROOT/lib/inets/src/http_server
> * then execute patch -p0 < bug_auth_files_location.patch
> Regards,
> Nicolas Charpentier
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