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From Dean Gaudet <dgau...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: Enhancement patch for mod_info.c for Apache 1.1.1 and 1.2.0
Date Thu, 17 Jul 1997 05:40:55 GMT
+1, I can appreciate the desire for this. 

Dean

On Fri, 11 Jul 1997, Lou D. Langholtz wrote:

> I've made a patch for code changes I've just finished that adds a
> directive to the Info Module for adding additional information for
> modules listed. It's available at
> <http://www.eng.utah.edu/~ldl/apache/patches/1.2.0/97071001/>.
> 
> Some background as to why I did this...
> 
> It seems like a really important task I've often had, is helping users
> become aware of the nifty features the web servers I've run have had.
> mod_info has helped --- in that it shows what modules are available and
> how they're configured --- but of course it couldn't be runtime
> configured to show or link to any additional information as to for
> instance what the directives would do. With these code changes to
> mod_info.c it now can.
> 
> I'll keep a demonstration of it in use on a Apache 1.1.1 server
> accessable at <http://www.usi.utah.edu/.info> through Monday July 14th,
> US/MDT. Please let me know what you think of the addition, especially
> wether I should expand the directive to also add info for the Server
> Settings part of the info page listing. I'm thinking I will anyway but
> I'd appreciate getting opinions either way. Thanks :-)
> 
> Lastly, I'll keep my fingers crossed (of course), that we can get
> something like this installed into the distribution Apache at some point
> before 2.0 ;-)
> 


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