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From Nick Kew <>
Subject Re: mod_dumpio
Date Tue, 07 Dec 2004 06:41:23 GMT
On Mon, 6 Dec 2004, Jim Jagielski wrote:

> > Anyway, I think, finally the dumpio code should be pluggable to mod_filter,=
> > =20
> > but that can be done at any time.

Indeed, I have that running locally.  I never committed it because it
contained nasty hacks like a nonportable hardwired /tmp/ path for dumps.

> Actually, I don't quite agree. It seems almost a capability best
> left to another module, instead of bundled with mod_filter.
> Small, self-contained modules are usually best, since it allows
> the admins who run Apache to better tune and configure their
> servers without a lot of "fat".

FWIW, the dump code for mod_filter is tiny, and the module is one of
our smallest with or without it.

Nick Kew

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