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From Ruediger Pluem <>
Subject Re: Pull mod_unique_id out of default build?
Date Fri, 06 Nov 2009 07:02:42 GMT

On 11/06/2009 06:45 AM, Nick Kew wrote:
> On 6 Nov 2009, at 05:30, Sander Temme wrote:
>> Maybe my understanding is limited and my fu is weak, but I have
>> personally never had a use for mod_unique_id.  The only thing it does
>> for me is an error message on startup or, when my server finds itself
>> on a box with a hostname that doesn't resolve to an IP address,
>> failure.  Could we take it out of the default module build?
> +1.
> Useful only to a minority, and actively troublesome to some, seems ample
> reason to keep it out of a default build.
>> -APACHE_MODULE(unique_id, per-request unique ids)
>> +APACHE_MODULE(unique_id, per-request unique ids, , , most)
> I wonder if even "most" is a tad over-generous here?

I think 'most' is a good compromise for the start. The only application I use
it for is for mod_security. mod_security doesn't work correctly if it is
not loaded. Otherwise I have never used it.



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