This extension provides the ability to create dummy index files in the case an index file (see the  misc.dummy_index.directory_indexes configuration option) does not exist but the directory itself has a  proxy_path meta information set.

Assume that we have the following source directory:


And that /reference.metainfo contains the following:

--- alcn
  proxy_path: ../reference.html

Since the  proxy_path meta information is set on the directory, gerneated links will automatically point to /reference.html. However, when pushing this website to a webserver and navigating to the /reference/ directory, nothing useful is displayed because the /reference/index.html file is missing. If this extension is enabled, such an index file will be created containing a redirect to the correct location.