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From <...@covalent.net>
Subject Re: [PATCH] option to remove default listener
Date Fri, 18 May 2001 22:48:59 GMT

> +1 on this patch, reason being...
>
> we have a bunch of confusion over the port/listen directives.  I believe this
> patch is headed in the right direction.
>
> We NEED to depreciate the old Port behavior.  It is terribly confusing to folks
> to change their port, and have nothing happen.
>
> Listening should be through a Listen directive, alone.  A few folks need to
> change the .conf file, but this is 2.0, so everyone will be changing their
> .conf file for varied reasons.
>
> By assuming port 80, we make the user believe that the Port directive is actually
> in control of something.  Of course, it's not.
>
> Let's get the pain over with, finally.  If they forget Listen, then don't make
> assumptions for them.

How would you solve the problem of having the server listen on one port,
but report that it is listening on another?

Ryan

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Ryan Bloom                        	rbb@apache.org
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