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From Nick Kew <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] apache 2.4 includes vi .swp files
Date Tue, 09 May 2017 09:40:31 GMT
On Tue, 9 May 2017 10:19:06 +0200
Hajo Locke <> wrote:

> Include /etc/apache2/conf.d/

Is this usage suggested or documented anywhere?

If it is then I would be inclined to agree, that's a gotcha
that should be noted in the docs.

> A quick fix could be to include only *.conf files:
> Include /etc/apache2/conf.d/*.conf

As far as I can see, this is precisely what our docs suggest.

> But i wonder if apache should basically tries to include a file 
> "beginning with dot"/"ending with swp" which generelly indicates a 
> temporary/hidden file.

Once you start excluding files by convention (which may be
entirely different and inappropriate on another platform),
it's a minefield.

Nick Kew

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