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From Ben Laurie <...@gonzo.ben.algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: patch?
Date Wed, 29 May 1996 11:12:58 GMT
Michael Smith wrote:
> 
> in http_core.c how about changing line 353
> 
> if (!is_directory (arg)) return "DocumentRoot must be a directory";
> 
> to something like
> 
> if (!is_directory (arg)) fprintf(stderr,"Warning: DocumentRoot %s does
> not exist\n",arg);   

Probably it should log it in the error log rather than stderr...

> 
> so that if the server is running VirtualHosts the disappearance of
> DocumentRoots will not prevent it from running.
> 
> Yours who's always wondered what 'acked' means

It comes from protocol design. ACK is the ASCII char for "acknowledged", NAK
is "negatively acknowledged" (usually a request for a resend). Not ACKed would
normally trigger a resend after a timeout ;-)

Cheers,

Ben.

> 
> Michael Smith

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