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From Greg Stein <>
Subject Re: Could Apache act as it's own config tool?
Date Fri, 18 Feb 2000 23:08:56 GMT
On Fri, 18 Feb 2000, John Wojtowicz wrote:
> All this talk of Apache config tools, made me wonder...
> Has the apache team ever considered adding features to apache to 
> help it act as its own config tool, via a web based interface?
> (i.e. a new member of command_rec to convert current apache configuration
> to directive text, maybe something like char *(*revfunc)(), and 
> functions to allow apache to modify it's configuration on the fly, etc.) 
> doing so would allow it (as a config tool) to know *ALL* the
> directives of it and it's modules, the context in which they were
> used (per directory, per server, etc.) by the server via the httpd.conf.
> also could provide basis for remote configuration, and help with
> high availability, etc.

Yup... we've talked about it. But talk is cheap :-)

Somebody simply needs to start coding something.


Greg Stein,

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