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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: httpd-2.0/docs/error/include bottom.html
Date Thu, 20 Jun 2002 22:51:28 GMT
Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 20, 2002 at 03:04:07PM -0400, Joshua Slive wrote:
> Someone snuck in and moved the furniture on you while you were
> sleeping (i.e. follow the source).
> SERVER_SOFTWARE is the variable used by error/include/bottom.html.
> That is added in ap_add_common_vars() in server/util_script.c:268.
> That calls ap_get_server_version() which is the same call used to
> populate the Server HTTP header (see basic_http_header in
> http_protocol.c).  That call just returns the server_version
> variable in server/core.c.  And, the ServerTokens directive controls
> that value.  -- justin

Ok.  I missed that. It certainly isn't documented at all, which is a 
problem because it could break CGI scripts.


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