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From Brian Behlendorf <>
Subject Re: Patch to mod_cgi
Date Thu, 06 Jun 1996 23:38:11 GMT
On Thu, 6 Jun 1996, Brian Clapper wrote:
> >>>>> "Robert" == Robert S Thau <> writes:
> Robert> [ Suggests a DirectToClient directive as a way of designating
> Robert>   nph- scripts ]
> Robert> Hmmm... I certainly agree that the nph-prefix business is,
> Robert> shall we say, not a paragon of elegance, but adding a new
> Robert> config-file directive also seems a bit like swatting flies
> Robert> with cannonballs.  Would you object to something that allowed
> Robert> implementation of support for an nph- suffix, a la
> Robert>
> Robert>   AddAction nph-cgi-script nph
> Robert>
> Robert> or something like that?
> Doesn't help me.  I have a script with a name that is fixed and immutable.  I
> can't change the name of the script without forcing people to change a lot of
> URL references to the script--and I'm not in a position to force that issue.
> So, I'm stuck with this script name.  

There's a way around this - make the CGI (or the server itself using
Redirect) issue a redirect to the new location. 


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