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From Dirk-Willem van Gulik <di...@webweaving.org>
Subject Re: proposed authz rewrite (was:Re: Suggest renaming mod_authz_host to mod_access_host)
Date Mon, 28 Nov 2005 17:41:50 GMT


On Mon, 28 Nov 2005, Geoffrey Young wrote:

> >>or wathever. Killing AuthtType is good in that it propably lets you
> >>combine different Accesses with Auth much cleaner.
> >>
> >>Dw
> >
> > Good point.  After thinking about it, it seems that AuthType could be
> > eliminated completely.  The authentication type is already implied by

Yea ho !

> > the use of the directives AuthBasicProvider, AuthDigestProvider or any
> > other AuthXXXProvider that may come along in the future.  Does anybody
> > see a need to keep AuthType around at all under the new authentication
> > architecture?
>
> I'm going a few rounds at the moment with a user that's confused between
> ap_auth_type(r) and r->ap_auth_type, and why ap_auth_type(r) needs to be set

Yep - this has taken me several years to understand myself :-)

DW.

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