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From Tony Finch <>
Subject Re: Torching ap_document_root
Date Sun, 10 Mar 2002 17:26:01 GMT
On Fri, Mar 08, 2002 at 12:49:16PM -0500, Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:
> Greg, please take a step back and ask yourself: what *harm*
> does it do for modules to know the DocumentRoot?  If it does no
> harm, then standing in the way of others just because you can't
> think of an application *does* do harm.

There is no problem with it in principle, but the current
implementation is broken. It is too tied to the core's idea
of the URI->filesystem mapping and modules are unable to fix
that when they know better (mod_vhost_alias, mod_userdir, ...).


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