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From Nick Kew <n...@webthing.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Conf file macros?
Date Fri, 13 Jan 2006 01:31:31 GMT
On Thursday 12 January 2006 21:28, David Salisbury wrote:
> Just wondering ( I don't see it in the docs ) if one can define "variables"
> in the Apache conf. files.
>
> i.e. I have seen people write something along the lines of
>
> %{HTTP_REFERER}
>
> in their conf file.
>
> So..  is there any support for a sort of variable substitution within the
> conf file.. e.g.
>
> %DIR=/usr/local/
>
> and then
>
> ServerRoot %{DIR}
>
> I'm doubting it but this would be nice.

The answer is "no, but".

There's no general support for that.  But certain modules, such as
mod_rewrite, support variables in some of their httpd.conf directives.

You might want to look at the (third-party) mod_macro.

-- 
Nick Kew

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