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From Eric Covener <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Help to identify the files in the source code
Date Wed, 20 Apr 2011 11:00:00 GMT
On Wed, Apr 20, 2011 at 2:17 AM, siraj p s <> wrote:
> We are a group of students undertaking a project to extend addressing
> of more machines using IPv4 itself. Here we propose to alter the
> http://public-ip-address/path-to-object
> The path-to-object is altered incorporating the address of local
> machines. i.e., http://public-ip-address/
> We propose to let the httpd server execute a wget command when it
> finds an additional IP address in the path-to-object. ie. it executes
> wget and returns the object.
> Can anyone advise us as to which are the files where we should be working on
> ?

Apache can just be configured to proxy to that address, you wouldn't
change source code.  See mod_rewrite and the [P] flag.

Eric Covener

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