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From Andrew Wilson <and...@aaaaaaaa.demon.co.uk>
Subject Re: Project plan (new stuff for development)...
Date Sun, 14 Jul 1996 16:06:24 GMT
> We have the following things from memory that could be added to 1.2:
> 
> mod_rewrite (general regexp support)
> mod_xinclude
> setuid() execution
> PUT support
> HTTP/1.1 support (the "easy" parts)
> graceful restart
> better inter-module communication
>
> Others?

mod_dld (dynamically loading and unloading modules...).  I spoke
to Dave Hankins about dld's status (he rewrote it to work on ELF
stuff and after a little fixing on FreeBSD too) and the result is:

> From: Andrew.Wilson@cs.cf.ac.uk (Networker@JHM)
> To: Andrew.Wilson@cs.cf.ac.uk
> Subject: Forwarded: Apache mods
> X-Mail-Agent: JHM (jhm.ccs.neu.edu 1709)
> Original-date: Thu Jul 11 10:29:47 1996 EDT
> Original-From: Exedore (#2266)
> Original-To: Networker (#266)
> Reply-To: dhankins@hcf.lei.net (Exedore@JHM)
> Resent-Date: Thu, 11 Jul 1996 15:30:40 +0100
> Resent-To: andrew@aaaaaaaa.demon.co.uk
> Status: OR
> 
> Networker [to you]: Do you still have a copy of the Apache mods you made which
> allowed modules to be stripped out and put back into the server on a -HUP?
> 
> Yes.
> 
> haleakala:~/public_html:588$ ls -l
> total 254
> -rw-r--r--   1 dhankins other       5991 Jul 11 04:11 Configuration.dl
> -rw-r--r--   1 dhankins other      12229 Jul 11 04:11 mod_dld_elf.c
> -rw-r--r--   1 dhankins other       1005 Jul 11 04:11 patch.http_config.c
> -rw-r--r--   1 dhankins other        366 Jul 11 04:11 patch.http_config.h
> 
> http://haleakala.aloha.net/~dhankins/whatever above.
> 
> The index is a filelist, so you can pick and choose.
> 
> The configuration is a sample that shows how to set yourself up for it.  I
> didn't include a sample httpd conf file, but ohwell.
> 
> The patches are for a new function to remove stuff from the modules list.

If anyone wants to run with this I'm sure that Dave would be very
pleased to hear from you.

Cheers,
Ay.

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