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From Drew.Shel...@sematech.org
Subject RE: [users@httpd] Automatic script execution whenever a directory is referenced
Date Tue, 24 May 2005 17:48:08 GMT
[snip]

Craig,

>Owen's last point is the key one.  You should use some form of session
>management to do this, and there are many options for that.  For your "CGI"
>idea, you'll need to write your own authentication handler for files in that
>directory, written as a module, of course.  At that point, session management
>starts to look a whole lot easier.

Thanks, Craig.  I'm a newbie to Apache, but I've written a script that already
functions as an "authentication handler" when I point my browser directly to it.
The problem was to get it invoked automatically before any other files.  I was
not expecting to write a module.  Judging from that and from the technical
detail you supplied, I don't think I should go there just yet.

I have no idea what "session management" is.  Where can I find info on that?

>[Warning!  Nitpicky technical details follow!]  

[snip]

Thanks again,
Drew


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