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From Krist van Besien <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Is using vairables in apache config file possible?
Date Thu, 22 Sep 2005 10:42:17 GMT
On 9/22/05, Davide Bianchi <> wrote:
> Krist van Besien wrote:
> > Is this actually possible?
> No and yes.
> While apache's configuration file doesn't handle variables,
> nothing stops you to have the 'variables' defined in there
> and then use a simple C preprocessor (for example) or a simple
> search-and-replace command (like sed) to parse the file
> before calling apache itself to read it.

Replacing tags with values with a script is how I do it right now. And
it is this is what I want to get rid of...

It is a pity variable substitution is not possible...

Solothurn, Switzerland

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