httpd-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Jeff Trawick <>
Subject Re: scrap dbmmanage in favor of htdbm for 2.2? document as deprecated in 2.0?
Date Wed, 30 Mar 2005 11:24:58 GMT
On Wed, 30 Mar 2005 12:15:54 +0200, André Malo <> wrote:
> * Jeff Trawick <> wrote:
> > dbmmanage can be out of sync with Apache w.r.t. database formats used.
> >  htdbm uses exactly the same code as Apache so the set of database
> > formats is the same and the default preference is the same.  The
> > dbmmanage script has to be edited to specify a non-default database
> > format.  htdbm has a command-line parameter for that.
> >
> > htdbm needs to be documented, but there is a submitted patch to cover that.
> -0 since htdbm lacks the group features (afaics). When the features are taken
> over at all, count this posting as +1.

good point ;) so htdbm needs some work to be able to add a list of
groups to the entry, to support mod_authz_dbm.c

> (oh and one could easily add a command line param to dbmmanage for the dbm type ;)

understood; just no need to maintain two tools, and the strategic one
should be the one guaranteed to use the same database code as Apache

View raw message