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From Randy Terbush <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] conditionalize more of httpd.h
Date Tue, 06 May 1997 16:12:09 GMT
> On Mon, 5 May 1997, Randy Terbush wrote:
> > I remember some discussion about this, but do not see a reason not 
> > to protect at least the macros that deal with file locations.
> I think Dean already did all the ones that _can't_ be overridden in the
> config file or have to be around before config files are read.  My goal is
> for a vendor to be able to distribute Apache so that it fits into their
> system nicely without having to change anything except the Configuration
> file and config files.  Aside from things that should be configurable but
> aren't (eg. /usr/tmp), the changes Dean made to httpd.h should allow that.
> I would not object to conditionalizing more than is absolutely needed, but
> don't see a need. 

For the same reasons, I would like to be able to redefine many 
(most) of these so that a config file could become much smaller 
thereby leaving fewer hints as to what could be mis-configured...

No big deal, just a convenience if anything...

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