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From Ben Laurie <...@algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: [PATCH] configurable Location block speed up
Date Fri, 06 Feb 2004 18:50:22 GMT
gregames@apache.org wrote:

> gregames@apache.org wrote:
> 
>> or Joshua's "virtual" keyword on <Location >, which I like better the 
>> more I think about it.
> 
> 
> ooops... s/Joshua/André/
> 
> but Joshua has excellent points about "virtualness" being a property of 
> the handler.  Yes, the server-status handler should know that it is 
> virtual, but the handler hook is too late to skip the directory walk.  
> But the mod_status maintainers (i.e. us) know that mod_status is 
> virtual, so maybe it could tell the core earlier somehow.  An earlier 
> hook?  preferably something at config time since the virtualness doesn't 
> ever change?

Isn't this going to be horribly messy? The current system says "oi, you 
- here's a URL, do you handle it?" whereas you'd need to have "oi, you, 
here's a pattern that might match a URL you handle, does it?".

Cheers,

Ben.

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