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From Paul Sutton <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] mod_access overhaul
Date Mon, 28 Jul 1997 20:31:49 GMT
On Sat, 26 Jul 1997, Dean Gaudet wrote:
> This is an overhaul of mod_access.c's matching and syntax.  I was originally
> just going to implement the CIDR syntax like PR#762 wants.  But I went a
> bit further.  From my CHANGES note:
> - Now understands network/netmask syntax (i.e.
> and cidr syntax (i.e.
> - Critical path was sped up by pre-computing a few things at config time.
> - The undocumented syntax "allow user-agents" was removed,
> the replacement is "allow from env=foobar" combined with mod_browser.
> - When used with hostnames it now forces a double-reverse lookup
> no matter what the directory settings are.  This double-reverse
> doesn't affect any of the other routines that use the remote
> hostname.  In particular it's still passed to CGIs and the log
> without the double-reverse check.

Yeah, this is neat. It seems to work in some basic testing and looks
good. +1 for 1.3.

Incidently I still find this non-obvious:

  BrowserMatch nice-robots banned=0
  deny from env=banned

bans the nice-robots. 


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