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From Yann Ylavic <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] setting getting variable to be changed in production and read in my C module
Date Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:01:44 GMT
On Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 12:58 PM, Yann Ylavic <> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 11:55 AM, eeadev dev <> wrote:
>> I have to write a set of variable to be read from my C module. Those
>> variable could be change when the code is in production, similar to what u
>> would write in a java properties file.
>> What is the proper way to do it and which functions to use?
>> write the in the httpd.conf (what is the API for getting/setting a var
>> visible in all the apache web server)
> You could:
>   Define VAR_NAME "some_value"
> in "httpd.conf" and then:
>   const char *var_value = ap_resolve_env(some_pool, "VAR_NAME");
> in your module for example.

Please note that Define serves other purposes (see [1]), but for the
use case you describe it should work...


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