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From Marc Slemko <ma...@worldgate.com>
Subject RE: cvs commit: apache-1.3/src CHANGES
Date Wed, 22 Apr 1998 19:52:19 GMT
On Wed, 22 Apr 1998, Dean Gaudet wrote:

> I don't know why the manual advocates that.  The mime.types stuff is
> actually marginally faster.  Emphasis on margin. 

The idea is that then you can magically have the mime.types file change as
it is updated without losing local modifications.

Problem with that is that other mime.types changes can screw you anyway,
so you need to look at it. 

> 
> Dean
> 
> On Wed, 22 Apr 1998, Lars Eilebrecht wrote:
> 
> > According to rse@hyperreal.org:
> > 
> > >  rse         98/04/22 03:33:06
> > >  
> > >    Modified:    .        STATUS Makefile.tmpl
> > >                 src      CHANGES
> > >    Log:
> > >    Be friendly to existing "mime.types" and "magic" files on "make install",
> > >    too.
> > 
> > Hmmm... IIRC the manual tells the user to use AddType if additional/custom
> > mime types are needed. IMHO configure should educate the user by
> > overwriting mime.types.
> > 
> > 
> > ciao...
> > -- 
> > Lars Eilebrecht              - If idiots could fly, MSN would be an airport!
> > sfx@unix-ag.org
> > http://www.home.unix-ag.org/sfx/
> > 
> > 
> 


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