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If a web root directory has a simlink that points to a folder one-level up, does that pose a security risk?

Assuming a Linux/Unix system. Not asking about any particular server software, just wondering in general. I want to use this to include javascript libraries or things like that in multiple sites or ...
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Apache web server intermittently serves 403: “Directory index forbidden by Options directive” and 304

We have configured a web site with SSI for .html files on Apache/2.2.19 on CentOS 5.5 Linux. Works OK, but occasionally get 403 for the root page (index.html served as a directory index). No file ...
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SymLinks vs. PHP Includes (performance)

Which of these 2 is easier/faster for a Linux server running Apache to process? A) A symlink pointing to a php file: file-sym.php ---> file-orig.php B) A PHP file (file-inc.php) including ...