On Fri 29 Feb 2008, Raymond Wan wrote:
> It continues doing this,
> "walking [up] the hierarchy", until it finds a match.


Don't know what you mean by "up". AFAIK it walks in this order:

/
/var
/var/www
/var/www/a
/var/www/a/b

For me that would be "down", ;-)

Torsten