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From gst...@apache.org
Subject cvs commit: httpd-2.0/include http_request.h
Date Fri, 23 Aug 2002 22:16:06 GMT
gstein      2002/08/23 15:16:06

  Modified:    include  http_request.h
  Log:
  Clarify the use and sequencing of these three hooks.
  
  Revision  Changes    Path
  1.42      +18 -6     httpd-2.0/include/http_request.h
  
  Index: http_request.h
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvs/httpd-2.0/include/http_request.h,v
  retrieving revision 1.41
  retrieving revision 1.42
  diff -u -r1.41 -r1.42
  --- http_request.h	22 Jun 2002 19:39:45 -0000	1.41
  +++ http_request.h	23 Aug 2002 22:16:05 -0000	1.42
  @@ -340,8 +340,13 @@
   AP_DECLARE_HOOK(int,map_to_storage,(request_rec *r))
   
   /**
  - * This hook allows modules to check the authentication information sent with
  - * the request.
  + * This hook is used to analyze the request headers, authenticate the user,
  + * and set the user information in the request record (r->user and
  + * r->ap_auth_type). This hook is only run when Apache determines that
  + * authentication/authorization is required for this resource (as determined
  + * by the 'Require' directive). It runs after the access_checker hook, and
  + * before the auth_checker hook.
  + *
    * @param r The current request
    * @return OK, DECLINED, or HTTP_...
    * @ingroup hooks
  @@ -368,8 +373,11 @@
   AP_DECLARE_HOOK(int,type_checker,(request_rec *r))
   
   /**
  - * This routine is called to check for any module-specific restrictions placed
  - * upon the requested resource.
  + * This hook is used to apply additional access control to this resource.
  + * It runs *before* a user is authenticated, so this hook is really to
  + * apply additional restrictions independent of a user. It also runs
  + * independent of 'Require' directive usage.
  + *
    * @param r the current request
    * @return OK, DECLINED, or HTTP_...
    * @ingroup hooks
  @@ -377,8 +385,12 @@
   AP_DECLARE_HOOK(int,access_checker,(request_rec *r))
   
   /**
  - * This routine is called to check to see if the resource being requested
  - * requires authorisation.
  + * This hook is used to check to see if the resource being requested
  + * is available for the authenticated user (r->user and r->ap_auth_type).
  + * It runs after the access_checker and check_user_id hooks. Note that
  + * it will *only* be called if Apache determines that access control has
  + * been applied to this resource (through a 'Require' directive).
  + *
    * @param r the current request
    * @return OK, DECLINED, or HTTP_...
    * @ingroup hooks
  
  
  

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