Apache + Passenger on OSX

I am using the default Apache install that comes with OSX and Passenger
3.0.6. Everything was working fine and then today I started getting the

[Fri May 27 09:00:58 2011] [error] [client] Symbolic link not
allowed or link target not accessible: /Users/tom/sites

The directory is configured as:

<Directory "/Users/tom/sites/c1/public">
   Options Indexes FollowSymLinks MultiViews
   Order allow,deny
   Allow from all

I don’t believe it is a permissions error, I gave 777 permissions on the
folder being logged just in case. Nothing has changed except for
out gemsets. What could cause this message?


Just a guess: “sites” is not capitalized in your path and it is in OSX.


Thanks, I did try changing that with no joy. Anything else you can

I figured out the problem. I was using a symbolic link for the sites
that pointed to a location in my dropbox. For some reason Apache
like that anymore.

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