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From minf...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r1209089 - in /httpd/httpd/branches/2.4.x: ./ docs/manual/developer/new_api_2_4.xml
Date Thu, 01 Dec 2011 14:03:49 GMT
Author: minfrin
Date: Thu Dec  1 14:03:49 2011
New Revision: 1209089

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=1209089&view=rev
Log:
Changes to v2.4 APIs.

Modified:
    httpd/httpd/branches/2.4.x/   (props changed)
    httpd/httpd/branches/2.4.x/docs/manual/developer/new_api_2_4.xml

Propchange: httpd/httpd/branches/2.4.x/
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
--- svn:mergeinfo (original)
+++ svn:mergeinfo Thu Dec  1 14:03:49 2011
@@ -1,3 +1,3 @@
 /httpd/httpd/branches/revert-ap-ldap:1150158-1150173
 /httpd/httpd/branches/wombat-integration:723609-723841
-/httpd/httpd/trunk:1201042,1201111,1201194,1201198,1201202,1202456,1202886,1203859,1204630,1204968,1204990,1205061,1205075,1205379,1205885,1206291,1206587,1207719,1208753,1208835,1209053
+/httpd/httpd/trunk:1201042,1201111,1201194,1201198,1201202,1202456,1202886,1203859,1204630,1204968,1204990,1205061,1205075,1205379,1205885,1206291,1206587,1207719,1208753,1208835,1209053,1209085

Modified: httpd/httpd/branches/2.4.x/docs/manual/developer/new_api_2_4.xml
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/httpd/httpd/branches/2.4.x/docs/manual/developer/new_api_2_4.xml?rev=1209089&r1=1209088&r2=1209089&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- httpd/httpd/branches/2.4.x/docs/manual/developer/new_api_2_4.xml (original)
+++ httpd/httpd/branches/2.4.x/docs/manual/developer/new_api_2_4.xml Thu Dec  1 14:03:49 2011
@@ -153,6 +153,9 @@
       <li>Modules that load other modules later than the EXEC_ON_READ config
           reading stage need to call ap_reserve_module_slots() or
           ap_reserve_module_slots_directive() in their pre_config hook.</li>
+      <li>The client IP address per request can now be specified independently
+          of the peer IP address of the connection for the benefit of load
+          balancers</li>
     </ul>
   </section>
 
@@ -454,6 +457,26 @@
 
       <dt><code>unixd_config</code></dt>
       <dd>This has been renamed to ap_unixd_config.</dd>
+
+      <dt><code>conn_rec->remote_ip and conn_rec->remote_addr</code></dt>
+      <dd>In order to distinguish between the peer IP address of the
+      connection, and the client IP address of the request potentially
+      overridden by a load balancer or proxy, the above variables have
+      been renamed. If a module makes reference to either of the above
+      variables, they need to be replaced with one of the following two
+      options as appropriate for the module:
+      <ul>
+        <li>When you require the IP address of the client, which might
+        be connected directly to the server, or might optionally be
+        separated from the server by a transparent load balancer or
+        proxy, use request_rec->client_ip and
+        request_rec->client_addr.</li>
+        <li>When you require the IP address of the peer that is
+        connected directly to the server, which might be the client or
+        might be the load balancer or proxy itself, use
+        conn_rec->peer_ip and conn_rec->peer_addr.</li>
+      </ul>
+      </dd>
     </dl>
   </section>
 



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