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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: Patch for implementing ap_document_root as a hook
Date Thu, 26 Apr 2007 12:35:18 GMT

On Apr 23, 2007, at 10:46 AM, Brian J. France wrote:

>
> On Apr 23, 2007, at 10:32 AM, Jakob Goldbach wrote:
>
>>> -1 on the face of things.  The map_to_storage hook was added to  
>>> accomplish
>>> what you desire.
>>
>> I thought map_to_storage was made to do per-dir configuration. Not
>> path-translation.
>>
>> The problem is not really doing the translation. I can always provide
>> my own translate handler in my module.
>>
>> But in the current API I cannot to set my env. variables at will.  
>> They
>> will be overwritten by ap_add_common_vars which returns
>> carved-in-stone docroot from ap_document_root.
>
> We need this same functionality (would like to back port to 2.2 if  
> possible).
>

I'm +1 on the concept but -0 on the provided method of
doing it...

> We currently hack the doc root in the post read hook in 1.3, would  
> like to be able to do it with out hacking the core and screwing  
> around with internal structs at runtime.
>

VERY doubtful that 1.3 will be updated to do this.


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