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From Manoj Kasichainula <ma...@io.com>
Subject Re: Anywhere to go for a summmary of I/O filtering?
Date Wed, 26 Jul 2000 08:56:15 GMT
On Tue, Jul 25, 2000 at 03:25:56AM -0700, Greg Stein wrote:
> IMO, we should try to move away from the Directory section. It is filesystem
> specific and (slightly) hinders the move to repository independence.

+1

It can be useful to apply access control to specific files, but this
should be handled by configuration in the repository layer
(eventually).

> That said: using a vhost as the granularity means that any requests arriving
> at a vhost have a single user/group. If you make it per-Loc, then you're
> going to need to start passing request handling between processes/threads.
> Possible? Dunno. But certainly more difficult, I'd think.

As Tony mentioned, name-based vhosts require this as well. This is why
I shudder slightly at the thought of an MPM that does this.


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