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From Noah Slater <nsla...@tumbolia.org>
Subject Re: Virtual Hosts
Date Thu, 18 Feb 2010 23:39:19 GMT
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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