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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <ad...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: mod_mime/7531: Apache lacks OSType <-> mime magic
Date Mon, 16 Apr 2001 13:33:22 GMT
Strobe, this appears to be a very good idea.  Please move discussion over
to the new-httpd@apache.org list (email new-httpd-subscribe@apache.org),
since bugs isn't the best forum for longer discussions.

Feel free to lead off with a patch.  And note that Apache 2.0 allows
additional platform information (such as vnode) to be cached in the
apr_fileinfo_t record.  This means that any stat/getfileinfo-style apr
call can collect it, and another platform could reparse it.  This is
particularly valuable if we later choose to do a 'fastopen' of the
file to serve based on vnode, and is also useful for your quandry.
An 'extra' stat to retrieve the vnode would incur performance pain.



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