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From Ben Laurie <>
Subject Re: Agenda for 1.2b7
Date Tue, 28 Jan 1997 15:35:21 GMT
Paul Sutton wrote:
> I'd just like to suggest three more bugs for the list of things to-do for
> b7 which I've reported previously. I've already sent patches for two of
> them. 
>    * Satisfy Any can be changed if .htaccess exists
>        If you give Satisfy Any in access.conf for a particular directory,
>        and have a .htaccess in that directory, Satisfy mode reverts
>        to Satisfy All even if the .htaccess has _no_ authentication
>        directives.
>    * http_monitor.c doesn't understand the scoreboard fmt
>        If you use a scoreboard file, httpd_monitor is largely useless
>        since it does not understand the current format very well. 
>        Patch mailed on 9 Jul.
>    * Apache doesn't output the full headers on a 2xx or 3xx status
>        If Apache returns a 2xx or 3xx status it does not output all
>        the response headers it should do. This patch also updates the
>        headers it outputs to match HTTP/1.1.
>        Patch mailed on 3 Nov.

+1 to all of the above.

> I've also got a new module which could augment or replace the BrowserMatch
> directive with a generic directive to set environment variables based on
> any request header or other aspects of the request (e.g.  remote host). A
> first version of this mod_setenvif was sent on 4 Nov. It could implement
> BrowserMatch to replace mod_browser. Since env vars are being used to
> control Apache functionality (e.g. 'force-response-1.0') it might be worth
> allowing a more general way of setting them.

I like the sound of this. I suppose it'll have to be a contributed module for
1.2, but we could put it in 1.3 (if there's going to be a 1.3).



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