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From Manoj Kasichainula <>
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.


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

> 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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