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From "MATHIHALLI,MADHUSUDAN (HP-Cupertino,ex1)" <>
Subject RE: [PATCH] Remove the Port directive.
Date Thu, 04 Oct 2001 04:27:50 GMT
That's really cool.. I was just thinking about it today, and there's already
a solution for it.. Especially with httpd-ssl.conf, it'd have been reeeeally
confusing for the user to configure the port number for http in 2 places..


-----Original Message-----
From: William A. Rowe, Jr. []
Sent: Wednesday, October 03, 2001 8:38 PM
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Remove the Port directive.

From: "Ryan Bloom" <>
Sent: Wednesday, October 03, 2001 10:24 PM

> This patch completely deprectates the Port directive.  The ServerName
> directive is now overloaded, so that admins specify the port and name on
> the same directive.  It also makes Listen a required directive.  Pay
> to that.  There are no default ports with this patch.  If your config
doesn't have
> a Listen directive, the server doesn't start, and it emits an error.
> I am a bit hesitant to commit this without some feedback, because it is a
> major change.  Before I commit this, I will update all of the docs.

++1, that's the way :)

> Thoughts?

We've already killed BindAddress, no?  If not, we need to :) 

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