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From "Jorge Schrauwen" <jorge.schrau...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: mod_define ported to httpd 2.0/2.2
Date Fri, 25 Aug 2006 12:16:14 GMT
Sounds very intresting, especially in combination with mod_macro!

It's win32 compatible also i presume?

On 8/25/06, Rainer Jung <rainer.jung@kippdata.de> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I ported mod_define to Apache httpd 2.0 and 2.2.
>
> The module has been originally created by Ralf S. Engelschall for Apache
> httpd 1.3 and distributed as an addon to mod_ssl (although it's function
> is unrelated to mod_ssl).
>
> There are a couple of people who were looking for a 2.0/2.2 compatible
> version on various discussion lists.
>
> I ported it, keeping most of the functional code unchanged, only
> changing how it sticks into the new configuration hooks.
>
> I asked Ralf, and we would like to make it available under the ASL 2.0.
> Is there a chance to include it into the httpd distribution? Any ideas
> about a better home? If there is interest in it, I would place code and
> docs on people.apache.org.
>
> The module is a nice enhancemnt to make httpd configs more flexible
> without using a much more complex apparatus. It allows to define and use
> variables in the configs. Variables could either be defined in the
> configs themselves, or induced from the outside as environmnt variables.
> In contrast to the usual defines, the variables can be used in all
> places in the configuration files.
>
> One unofficial source for the original docs is:
>
> http://www.opensource.apple.com/darwinsource/Current/apache_mod_ssl-680/mod_ssl/pkg.addon/mod_define.html
>
> Regards,
>
> Rainer
>


-- 
~Jorge

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