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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 Bloom               
406 29th St.
San Francisco, CA 94131

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