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From Ben Laurie <...@gonzo.ben.algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: A related random question
Date Tue, 15 Oct 1996 21:12:35 GMT
Alexei Kosut wrote:
> 
> On Tue, 15 Oct 1996, Ben Laurie wrote:
> 
> > process_request_internal() calls location_walk() _after_ it does
> > translate_name(). It would seem reasonable (to me) for name translators to
> > expect to be handed relevant per-location configuration, no?
> 
> This might make sense, except that directives in <Location> sections
> are expected to override those in <Directory> sections, so processing
> the former must come after the latter, which cannot (obviously) be
> done until the name is translated. I suppose you could do a temporary
> merge, call transalte_name, then call directory_walk and then
> merge back again on top of that, but I don't particuarly like the
> interactions there.

I'm not convinced there are any interactions (of interest) - translate_name
can't expect any <Directory> or <File> information, so what can go wrong?

Cheers,

Ben.

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