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From Dean Gaudet <>
Subject Re: mod_mime_magic
Date Fri, 25 Jul 1997 09:57:52 GMT
Another thing that'd be cool to do would be to somehow be able to avoid
opening the file to be served twice.  mod_mime_magic opens the file during
type check... it'd be cool if it could be cached in case it's needed to

strace, truss, par (linux/bsd, solaris/sysv, irix resp.) are your friends! 
Amazing the bugs you can find just by watching the system calls and having
a good idea what the code is up to.  Anyone know of a similar tool for


On Fri, 25 Jul 1997, Dean Gaudet wrote:

> mod_mime_magic is opening up things like CGIs in cgi-bin and file typing
> them.  It should probably test if the request has a handler, not only if
> it already has a content type. 
> Dean

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