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From Sander van Zoest <san...@vanZoest.com>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Allow DocumentRoot within Location blocks
Date Mon, 07 Jan 2002 18:48:28 GMT
On Mon, 7 Jan 2002, Ryan Bloom wrote:

> On Sunday 06 January 2002 11:55 pm, Sander van Zoest wrote:
> > On Mon, 7 Jan 2002, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> >
> > > From: "Ryan Bloom" <rbb@covalent.net>
> > > > 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.
> > This is very useful in environments where you want an URI space that
> > doesn't necessarily line up with anything on a file system.
> > This would be very useful for things such as mod_perl, XML/XSLT solutions,
> > RTSP/Icecast servers, etc.
> Huh?  We already have a way to do all of that.  In fact, all this does is add another
> way to configure options that already exist.

So, you are saying that I can create an apache httpd daemon where it would never make a
stat(2) in the default DocumentRoot directory?

If so, let me know how, because that would be really useful.

Cheers,

--
Sander van Zoest                                          sander@vanzoest.com
High Geek                                         http://Sander.vanZoest.com/


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