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apache puzzler...

On 12/19/2010 04:47 PM, Stephen Adler wrote:
> Guys,
> This is a weird one. I finished building compiz and I wanted to 
> share my work with everyone. So I put a bunch of tar balls on my web 
> site. So I created and area on my web server, made it so that people and 
> see the area from the internet and put the tar ball files there and a 
> text file name README.txt. The weird thing is this. The .tar.gz files 
> show up, but not the README.txt file. I created a tarball with just the 
> README.txt called README.tar.gz but it does not show it. Can you guys 
> confirm this?
> The directive gave the apache server is this....
> [root at telacode conf.d]# more compiz.conf
> alias /compiz /telacode/base/www/compiz
> <Directory /telacode/base/www/compiz>
> Options +Indexes
> </Directory>
> [root at telacode conf.d]#

There are various directives that can hide files by wildcard, etc.  I
would start by doing a "grep -i readme" on *all* your config files,
including in conf.d, as a sledgehammer approach.

See this thread:

If you name it READ_ME.txt does it show up?

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