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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Take 3 of mod_include patch...
Date Thu, 06 Sep 2001 21:45:08 GMT
From: "Ian Holsman" <ianh@cnet.com>
Sent: Thursday, September 06, 2001 9:36 AM


> On Thu, 2001-09-06 at 08:12, Ryan Bloom wrote:
> > 
> > The map_to_storage hook should be an optimization that I want to use, not
> > a requirement that I HAVE to use.
> > 
>
> you don't need to use it.  look at mod-status/mod-info 
> both requests aren't handled by the serving a file from the file-system.
> they >could< write a map-to-storage hook which would return 'OK' if the
> handler is status/info. 
> but at the moment they don't and they let it go through to the default
> map_to_storage hook implementations, directory_walk and file_walk.

You read this rightly.

> I'm not seeing why a module developer would need to care about
> map_to_storage unless they want serve the file from say proxy, 
> or a oracle DB for instance.

Performance :)


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