httpd-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Eric Covener <>
Subject Re: svn commit: r1738292 - /httpd/httpd/branches/2.4.x/STATUS
Date Fri, 08 Apr 2016 23:25:42 GMT
On Fri, Apr 8, 2016 at 6:32 PM, William A Rowe Jr <> wrote:
> It was working, in the sense that it had the intended effect (the [un]define
> took effect) in the broader global context.
> This is a breaking change to some potentially existing configs, however
> misguided they are, which is the sort of thing we've avoided in the released
> branch.
> Could we log an error rather than preventing startup?  One issue is that
> these directives are encountered prior to opening the error log file.  One
> possible fix would be to have a second directive handler with the sole
> purpose of emitting errors, running at the normal processing scope, and
> not within exec_on_read.

This seems to work inside a directive handler on unix and ends up in
the console:

   ap_log_perror(APLOG_MARK, APLOG_STARTUP, 0, cmd->pool

> This shouldn't be allowed to fester on trunk, obviously, but for 2.4 it
> seems
> like something we shouldn't alter, no matter how much it frustrates users
> who used this unintentionally.

That's fair,  I don't remember if I intentionally or unintentionally
didn't propose it immediately.

View raw message