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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@covalent.net>
Subject Re: cvs commit: httpd-2.0/docs/manual/mod mod_log_config.html
Date Thu, 10 Jan 2002 07:06:31 GMT
From: "Brian Pane" <brian.pane@cnet.com>
Sent: Thursday, January 10, 2002 12:50 AM


> William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> 
> >I'm really thinking that SetEnvIf can be broken down into;
> >
> >   request vars
> >   input vars
> >   output vars
> >
> >And these could be tested on at the appropriate points [output vars don't
> >get tested until the -end- of fixups, for example.]
> >
> >This would make the entire EnvIf schema faster, even if that request vars
> >subset needs to be tested more than once.  Input vars don't change, so they
> >only need testing once after parsing, output vars aren't complete till the 
> >fat lady sings, so to speak.
> 
> That makes sense, except for one part that I don't understand: what are the
> input vars, if they're not the same as the request vars?

Input vars are as-given by the client.  Request vars [as I'm defining them]
are those we munge on the way to serving the request.  So they change as the
modules get their fingers in there :)


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