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From Nicholas Orr <nicholas....@zxgen.net>
Subject Re: Virtual Hosts
Date Fri, 19 Feb 2010 06:13:12 GMT
+1 - this will make couchapps a bit prettier :)

On Fri, Feb 19, 2010 at 10:39 AM, Noah Slater <nslater@tumbolia.org> wrote:

> Cool.
>
> On 18 Feb 2010, at 23:36, Jan Lehnardt wrote:
>
> >
> > On 18 Feb 2010, at 15:30, Noah Slater wrote:
> >
> >> What happens when the Host header is absent? Does it default to the
> first one in the file, like Apache httpd?
> >
> > The default case (when there is no Host header (HTTP 1.0) or the host
> header doesn't match any vhost) is to act as if the bind-address + port were
> called, just like before.
> >
> > Cheers
> > Jan
> > --
> >
> >
> >>
> >> On 18 Feb 2010, at 23:23, Jan Lehnardt wrote:
> >>
> >>> Hi dev@,
> >>>
> >>> I added virtual host handling to CouchDB. I have a Github branch for
> you to check out:
> >>>
> >>> http://github.com/janl/couchdb/commits/vhosts
> >>>
> >>> Alternatively, here's a full diff including etap tests:
> >>>
> >>> http://www.friendpaste.com/6B5dQU1fb27boOvxhm2nhf
> >>>
> >>> From local.ini:
> >>>
> >>> ; To enable Virtual Hosts in CouchDB, add a vhost = path directive. All
> requests to
> >>> ; the Virual Host will be redirected to the path. In the example below
> all requests
> >>> ; to http://example.com/ are redirected to /database.
> >>> ; If you run CouchDB on a specific port, include the port number in the
> vhost:
> >>> ; example.com:5984 = /database
> >>>
> >>> [vhosts]
> >>> ;example.com = /database/
> >>>
> >>> In combination with Benoit's rewriter, this allows you to create
> virtual hosts with
> >>> really pretty URLs.
> >>>
> >>> The CouchDB default behaviour isn't changed. CouchDB simply inspects a
> >>> request's `Host:` header and maps it against any defined virtual hosts.
> If a
> >>> match is found, CouchDB will make an internal redirect much like the
> rewriter.
> >>>
> >>> I did a stupid A/B test with Apache Bench and couldn't see any
> performance
> >>> degradation. Feel free to prove me wrong :)
> >>>
> >>> I'd like to commit this to trunk and also backport to 0.11. What do you
> think?
> >>>
> >>> Thanks for you feedback.
> >>>
> >>> Cheers
> >>> Jan
> >>> --
> >>>
> >>
> >
>
>

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