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From Nick Kew <>
Subject Re: How to change ap_document_root variable from a apache2 module ?
Date Fri, 31 Dec 2004 03:47:04 GMT
On Thu, 30 Dec 2004, Paul Querna wrote:

> > Just sets the root server's docroot then now.  Not being able able to
> > manipulate the document_root is a rather severe limitation as far as I am
> > concerned.
> I agree. But to fix it properly, we need a different system for doing
> configuration stuff. The current system is just no good for doing stuff
> on demand/on request.

Huh?  Why is this a problem?  A module might just have a legitimate
reason to change document_root at post_config.  But to do so anywhere
within a request is nonsense: by all means set file paths (c.f. Alias,
etc), but don't call it document root.

Nick Kew

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