[CentOS] using conf.d files to override options in httpd.conf

Fri Apr 4 17:47:38 UTC 2008
mouss <mouss at netoyen.net>

Johnny Tan wrote:
> Like many of you, I like to avoid modifying /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf 
> as much as possible. Instead, modifying or adding files in 
> /etc/httpd/conf.d
> However, because /var/www/html is declared within the main httpd.conf 
> and certain directives are set along with "AllowOverride None" (thus 
> forbidding use of .htaccess), it seems like the only way to override 
> any of these options is to modify httpd.conf directly. If nothing 
> else, at least setting "AllowOverride" to something besides None.

I don't think there is anything to prevent .htaccess in the default config.

That said, I couldn't find a satisfactory way to avoid editing httpd.conf.
> Is that correct? Or does anyone know of a way to leave httpd.conf 
> pristine, yet still override or set directives for /var/www/html?