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From Dean Gaudet <dgau...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: Two small.... + Faq # 17
Date Wed, 10 Jun 1998 21:15:49 GMT
No there won't be any layering in 1.x.

Dean

On Thu, 11 Jun 1998, Chia-liang Kao wrote:

> Does this mean that the protocol abstraction and this feature won't be in 
> the future 1.x tree?
> 
> Recently I have a job on this, what I have in mind is something kinda 
> brute force: change the outgoing fd in r->connection->client to a 
> external program(in fixup?), and pass the real outgoing file descriptor to 
> that filter.  So we can do things like SSL without modifying the source, 
> but cost deduced.
> 
> Another approach is having some functions registered to BUFF as pre-write
> filter functions, but the sequence of multiple filtering functions is
> something hard to handle. I'd call this ugly layering(stacking?).. :P
> 
> 
> CLK
> 
> On Wed, Jun 10, 1998 at 12:34:53AM -0700, Dean Gaudet wrote:
> > On Wed, 10 Jun 1998, Kristian K. Nielsen wrote:
> > 
> > > Anyway...I've read your answer to FAQ question #17 ("How can I have my
> > > script output parsed?........This is a feature The Apache Group gopes to add
> > > in the next major release"):
> > > 
> > > Sorry, I'm new to this list and I was just wondering what the current state
> > > on this manner is.
> > > If nobody has started the preparation yet, I would like to help.
> > 
> > If you want a kludge for 1.x it's not hard -- you just need to hardwire
> > mod_cgi and mod_include together.  mod_include only cares that it get a
> > FILE *. 
> > 
> > The full solution requires I/O layering, and that won't happen until 2.0. 
> > 
> > We should be more proactive about producing a set of 2.0 design goals so
> > that folks can begin working.  I know several folks that have offered to
> > help and I just don't know where to point them.
> > 
> > Dean
> 


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