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From Dean Gaudet <>
Subject Re: Some logging issues & questions
Date Thu, 24 Dec 1998 16:56:58 GMT

On Wed, 23 Dec 1998, Marc Slemko wrote:

> Except that you do need some way to log the hostname used if you are using
> it for non-vhost based vhosts with mod_rewrite.  It is arguable that just
> using the Host: header there would be enough in most cases, although I
> think there may be a few where it isn't.

Hmm.  Except %v and %p are defined as logging the canonical name/port, so
it was definately not working as documented... but maybe the docs are what
should be changed. 

On Thu, 24 Dec 1998, Tony Finch wrote:

> I thought that might be the case. However, we are playing tricks with
> UseCanonicalName in order to avoid filling httpd.conf with thousands
> of <VirtualHost> configuration directives and having to kick the
> server when anything changes. This isn't a fix for us :-(

I'm starting to think that it's just wrong to let UseCanonicalName be
changed in .htaccess files.


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