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From Costin Manolache <>
Subject Re: mod_jk 1.2 Apache 2 hook priorities
Date Thu, 01 May 2003 05:13:55 GMT
Glenn Nielsen wrote:

> Currently the Apache 2 mod_jk 1.2 name_translate hook is set to
> and the handler hook is set to APR_HOOK_MIDDLE.  I found that this makes
> mod_jk have precedence over some core modules such as mod_alias which has
> its name_translate
> configured at APR_HOOK_MIDDLE.  This can prevent an Alias config from
> working for a virtual host which is using mod_jk.
> I would like to change the hook priority for both name_translate and the
> handler
> to APR_HOOK_LAST.  This will allow core modules to act upon the request
> before
> mod_jk does.  There should be no problem setting them to the same priority
> since the handler always gets invoked after name translation has been
> done.
> I saw this problem using JkAutoAlias.  It was taking priority over a
> core apache Alias config directive.
> I have tested these changes and mod_jk seems to work fine.
> Does anyone know of a reason why this change couldn't be made?

Before the release or after ?

I know it changed few times, and it's not a trivial change. 

+1 if you make the change after release, so it get more testing.
I'm close to -1 on making it a "last minute" change. If you really need it, 
then we should delay the release of jk1.2 with few weeks.


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