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From Ben Laurie <>
Subject Re: mod_include and the proxy
Date Thu, 05 Feb 1998 22:56:00 GMT
Marc Slemko wrote:
> in a five or ten line patch, you can add the ability to mod_include to
> include documents on remote servers using the proxy module.
> The stumbling block is that sub_req_lookup_uri doesn't contain the right
> code to figure out what should be passed to parse_uri and what shouldn't.
> It would have to be changed to check if it was a proxyreq I guess.  Just
> checking the filename isn't really enough.  Is this a reasonable thing?
> Any concept of abstraction of the proxy aside, there still remains a need
> for modules to know if there is some proxy available and if they can use
> it to implement things like this, so I don't think that dependency is a
> bad thing.

Wow. Can you? Sounds really neat. I'd like to see the patch. OTOH, I'd
like to know that it can still work once we do have some concept of
abstraction of the proxy. Nothing like creating
difficult-to-support-legacy to make our lives miserable...



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