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From Issac Goldstand <mar...@beamartyr.net>
Subject Re: svn commit: r733288 - in /httpd/apreq/trunk: CHANGES module/apache2/apreq_module_apache2.h module/apache2/filter.c module/t/c-modules/apreq_access_test/mod_apreq_access_test.c
Date Sat, 10 Jan 2009 16:12:30 GMT
Joe Schaefer wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----
>
>   
>> From: Issac Goldstand <margol@beamartyr.net>
>> To: apreq-dev@httpd.apache.org
>> Sent: Saturday, January 10, 2009 11:01:42 AM
>> Subject: Re: svn commit: r733288 - in /httpd/apreq/trunk: CHANGES module/apache2/apreq_module_apache2.h
module/apache2/filter.c module/t/c-modules/apreq_access_test/mod_apreq_access_test.c
>>
>> Out of curiosity, what sort of use-cases did you have in mind with
>> this?  It certainly looks interesting, but I can't really see when we'd
>> use it...
>>
>>   Issac
>>
>>     
>
> The point of the optional interface is to eliminate problems arising from
> module loading order.  Without the optional interface, C modules which depend
> on mod_apreq2 must be loaded by apache AFTER mod_apreq2 gets loaded.  With
> the optional interface, the load order does not matter.  It's just one less
> headache for users to not have to worry about the order of their LoadModule
> directives in httpd.conf.
>   

Ahhh...  Cute.

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