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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: [PATCH] PR #6397
Date Sun, 01 Oct 2000 21:49:02 GMT
The format of the files is pretty much immaterial. It's whether
the config parser front-end is directory aware and will
dive in :)

rbb@covalent.net wrote:
> 
> 
> It should be almost the exact same change in 2.0 as it is in 1.3.  I just
> know that we keep talking about changing our config system to an XML
> system, and I want to make sure we keep it possible to easily change
> config systems.
> 
> Ryan
> 
> On Sun, 1 Oct 2000, David Reid wrote:
> 
> > In some ways I agree, but the method that the patch adds is one most admins
> > already know and use (certainly within the unix world) so it's not a huge
> > leap and is comfortingly familiar, whereas include directives aren't always
> > that obvious...
> > 
> > How much more complex would it make 2.0?  I know the config system is
> > different...
> > 
> > Just a quick 2p...
> > 
> > david
> > 
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: <rbb@covalent.net>
> > To: "Apache (new-httpd)" <new-httpd@apache.org>
> > Sent: Sunday, October 01, 2000 10:27 PM
> > Subject: Re: [PATCH] PR #6397
> > 
> > 
> > >
> > > Are we bringing our config system too far?  I'll put on my Dean hat and
> > > say that this could be done with the existing config system, by just
> > > adding an INCLUDE directive, and putting another file in the included
> > > file.  Having spent some time in our config parser, I would prefer to make
> > > our config system simpler, not more complex.
> > >
> > > I am definately -1 (vote not veto) for 1.3 and -0.5 for 2.0.
> > >
> > > Ryan
> > >
> > > On Sun, 1 Oct 2000, David Reid wrote:
> > >
> > > > Seems like a logical extension.  Do we want to do this for 1.3 though?
> > > >
> > > > +1 for 2.0
> > > > +0 for 1.3
> > > >
> > > > david
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > > Here's my suggested patch for PR #6397. It's a bit more in keeping
> > with
> > > > > current coding, and maybe a bit more vocal.
> > > > >
> > > > > Index: src/CHANGES
> > > > > ===================================================================
> > > > > RCS file: /home/cvs/apache-1.3/src/CHANGES,v
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > ____________________________________________________________________________
> > ___
> > > Ryan Bloom                        rbb@apache.org
> > > 406 29th St.
> > > San Francisco, CA 94131
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> > -----
> > >
> > >
> > 
> 
> 
> _______________________________________________________________________________
> Ryan Bloom                        	rbb@apache.org
> 406 29th St.
> San Francisco, CA 94131
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> 


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