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From Mark Wishneusky <>
Subject [users@httpd] SUMMARY: RE: [users@httpd] Directory Indexes and Deleting Files
Date Wed, 30 Apr 2003 13:11:22 GMT
Thanks to Owen and James for responding to this.

Both suggested looking for third party software: whether it be another mod 
or a CGI program.  Last night I just bit the bullet and made a small shell 
script to do a directory listing, grep out certain "system files", and awk 
it to print a hyperlink to another CGI program with the file name in the 

Initially I WAS hoping for an added flag or directive that would do this, 
but turns out, as Owen said, there's nothing along those lines.  That's 
okay though.  If anyone is interested feel free to e-mail me me: and I'll be glad to show you some stuff.

Thanks again to everyone!

 From James:

One possibility would be to use something like

 From Owen:

>In the out-of-the-box apache, all you can do with the directory index is
>add HTML to the head of the page (HeaderName). There are a couple of
>things you can try:
>- look for a third-party module which already does what you want
>- hack the source code to make indexes appear as you want (look in
>src/modules/standard/mod_autoindex.c - probably...)
>- forget about modules and write the whole thing in a server-sided
>application (CGI, ASP, cocoon etc.)
>Owen Boyle
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> >Does anyone have an idea?  I surely don't.  :-)
> >
> >Just incase you wanted to know...  I'm running 1.3.20 on my RH 7.3.
> >
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