lucy24 - 4:40 pm on Apr 23, 2012 (gmt 0)
Ask the support why this directive in .htaccess gets ignored.
Ask them how it gets ignored. If I'm reading the right details in the right order, it's covered under the same AllowOverride declaration as, well, just about everything you'd ever want to do in htaccess, including most of mod_setenvif and mod_rewrite. So it can't get ignored unless a whole bunch of other stuff also gets ignored-- and you'd notice!
Check the Apache manual for the exact AcceptPathInfo syntax.
Hm, right, on rare occasions you'll meet someone whose htaccess file is hair-splittingly case-sensitive. There was once a post from someone who had to say either "RewriteEngine on" or "RewriteEngine On"-- don't remember which, only that the other casing didn't work.
Apache's three options [httpd.apache.org] are On Off Default. Title Case.
The treatment of requests with trailing pathname information is determined by the handler responsible for the request. The core handler for normal files defaults to rejecting PATH_INFO requests. Handlers that serve scripts, such as cgi-script and isapi-handler, generally accept PATH_INFO by default.
Hm, I think this explains a small head-scratcher that came up in another thread recently.
Let's not even consider the possibility that your Apache installation is older than 2.0.30, the earliest version that allows this directive.