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locate an index file (see below) or uses http_reply_dirindex/3
to create a listing of the directory.
Note that this handler must be tagged as a
prefix handler (see
http_handler/3 and module introduction). This also implies that
it is possible to override more specific locations in the
hierarchy using http_handler/3 with a longer path-specifier.
When using http_handler/3 to bind this predicate to an HTTP
location, make sure it is bound to a location that ends in a
When using http:location/3 to define symbolic names to HTTP
locations this is written as
|- is either a directory or an path-specification as used by absolute_file_name/3. This option provides great flexibility in (re-)locating the physical files and allows merging the files of multiple physical locations into one web-hierarchy by using multiple file_search_path/2 clauses that define the same alias.
Content-type from the file name.