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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Setting/echoing a variable within a VirtualHost directive?
Date Mon, 19 Jan 2004 21:03:17 GMT

On Tue, 13 Jan 2004, James Robertson, Learning Media wrote:

> Hello
> Within an Apache (1.3) config file, is there any way to set and echo a
> variable within a VirtualHost directive?
> Eg. [The following doesn't work but hopefully shows what I am trying to
> achieve with SITE_PATH.]
> <VirtualHost *>
>     SetEnv SITE_PATH /Library/WebServer/test_site
>     ServerName test_site.my_server
>     DocumentRoot %{ENV:SITE_PATH}/www
>     php_value auto_prepend_file %{ENV:SITE_PATH}/php/site.php
> </VirtualHost>

No.  httpd.conf is a config file, not a programming language.  There are
plenty of programming languages designed for exactly this task; I suggest
you use one of them to preprocess the config file.  (Examples: m4, cpp,

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