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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@covalent.net>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Allow DocumentRoot within Location blocks
Date Mon, 07 Jan 2002 13:14:13 GMT
From: "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wrowe@covalent.net>
Sent: Monday, January 07, 2002 12:06 AM


> From: "Ryan Bloom" <rbb@covalent.net>
> Sent: Sunday, January 06, 2002 11:34 PM
> 
> > I would like to discuss the reasoning behind this change.  Why are we trying
> > to overload the meaning of DocumentRoot this way?
> 
> Because it allows the DocumentRoot to be, well, nonexistant.
> 
> It allows us to have the following section;
> 
> <Location /nowhere>
>     DocumentRoot unset
> </Location>

Oh... I forgot to point out the purpose in this.  For an older
[incompletely ported] module, the syntax;

<Location server-status>
    SetHandler Status
    DocumentRoot unset
</Location>

gets rid of the stats that FirstBill complained of [which were in 1.3 as well.]


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