mod_cern_meta.cfile, and is not compiled in by default. It provides for CERN httpd metafile semantics. It is only available in Apache 1.1 and later.
More information on the CERN metafile semantics is available.
Specifies the name of the directory in which Apache can find
meta information files. The directory is usually a 'hidden'
subdirectory of the directory that contains the file being
accessed. Set to "
." to look in the same directory as the
Syntax: MetaSuffix suffix
Context: server config
Compatibility: MetaSuffix is only available in Apache 1.1 and later.
Specifies the file name suffix for the file containing the
meta information. For example, the default values for the two
directives will cause a request to
DOCUMENT_ROOT/somedir/index.html to look in
DOCUMENT_ROOT/somedir/.web/index.html.meta and will use
its contents to generate additional MIME header information.