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From Jeffery Martin <je44...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Re: Conditionally process directives based on environment variable values in Apache conf?
Date Thu, 01 Apr 2010 03:34:16 GMT
Hmmm, in other words, use mod_perl, then, right?

On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 8:48 PM, Nilesh Govindarajan <lists@itech7.com> wrote:
> On 04/01/10 00:58, Jeffery Martin wrote:
>>
>> I found this in the mail archives.
>>
>>
>> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/httpd-users/200601.mbox/%3Ce498c1660601190620i664df153y2bbbbd8f7aa2a9d7@mail.gmail.com%3E
>>
>> "But the standard advice in cases like this is: httpd.conf is not a
>> programming language, it is a config file.  If you need more advanced
>> features, then use your favorite preprocess (m4, etc) to generate your
>> config files."
>>
>> This certainly applies to my situation, and I was thinking something
>> similar.  Still, the Apache httpd conf syntax is quite powerful, so my
>> question still seemed worth asking.
>>
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 1:16 PM, Jeffery Martin<je44ery@gmail.com>  wrote:
>>>
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> Is there a way in the Apache conf syntax to conditionally process
>>> directives based on a string comparison using environment variables?
>>>
>>> I am aware of using the IfDefine directive and the -D flag of httpd,
>>> but that functionality is not quite when I am looking for.
>>>
>>> For example, suppose the directive I am looking for were named
>>> "IfMatch".  I would want to do something like this.
>>>
>>> <IfMatch ${MYVAR1} "production">
>>>    # Directives related to production.
>>> </IfMatch>
>>>
>>> <IfMatch ${MYVAR1} "test">
>>>    # Directives related to test.
>>> </IfMatch>
>>>
>>> <IfMatch ${MYVAR1} "development">
>>>    # Directives related to development.
>>> </IfMatch>
>>>
>>> I realize that I could do the equivalent with IfDefine and 3 different
>>> define parameters, but I am wondering if it is possible to perform the
>>> string comparison within the Apache conf itself as I detailed above.
>>>
>>>
>>> Thanks, All.
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>
> With 2.3 coming, httpd.conf will support LUA as per the announcement. So you
> need to wait till 2.3 is out. :)
>
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