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From r..@engelschall.com (Ralf S. Engelschall)
Subject Re: [PATCH] for 1.2.X: proxy screwup
Date Fri, 15 Aug 1997 08:14:01 GMT

In article <Pine.LNX.3.95dg3.970814164036.31732K-100000@twinlark.arctic.org> you wrote:

> You can pass URLs to an external program... say a perl program.  It forks
> a configurable number of those and they eat URLs off a pipe, and write the
> rewritten URL back to the server.  It's more powerful than mod_rewrite ...
> and also something we can't do efficiently because of our process model.

More powerful than mod_rewrite? Why? You can do the same with mod_rewrite's
RewriteMap _programs_? Same approach as in Squid, I think. Or did I miss
something? 

> > > When I last evaluated Squid for use as an accelerator I had a few issues
> > > with it: 
> > > 
> > > - no vhost support
> > > - logging is different than apache (ad sites want all the logs), would
> > >   require extra effort to generate as comprehensive logs as my client had
> > > - URL remapping wasn't as powerful
> > > - no persistent connections
> > 
> > 	Does squid have proxypass/mod_rewrite functionality now, then?

                                       Ralf S. Engelschall
                                       rse@engelschall.com
                                       www.engelschall.com

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