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From <ntv@cocacoliker.com> <...@cocacoliker.com>
Subject Re: config/7682: mod_unique_id requires the hostname of the server
Date Mon, 21 May 2001 06:33:12 GMT

I haven't got the /src/ directory (i dont have the source i guess). 
And frankly i dont know how to apply this patch.
I'm sure i can do this if i get further directions and/or files.

-- Original message --

Synopsis: mod_unique_id requires the hostname of the server

State-Changed-From-To: open-feedback
State-Changed-By: trawick
State-Changed-When: Fri May 18 07:21:25 PDT 2001
I would guess that the problem is that BEOS logic is needed
in mod_unique_id.c to handle the return code from 
gethostname().  Unfortunately, certain (all?) levels of 
BeOS trigger a gethostname() failure differently than 
all other platforms on which Apache is supported.

Please try this patch to mod_unique_id:

Index: src/modules/standard/mod_unique_id.c
RCS file: /home/cvs/apache-1.3/src/modules/standard/mod_unique_id.c,v
retrieving revision 1.23
diff -u -r1.23 mod_unique_id.c
--- src/modules/standard/mod_unique_id.c	2001/01/15 17:05:51	1.23
+++ src/modules/standard/mod_unique_id.c	2001/05/18 14:19:15
@@ -193,7 +193,11 @@
      * of the addresses from the main_server, since those aren't as likely 
      * be unique as the physical address of the machine
+#ifdef BEOS /* BeOS returns zero as an error for gethostname */
+    if (gethostname(str, sizeof(str) - 1) == 0) {
     if (gethostname(str, sizeof(str) - 1) != 0) {
         ap_log_error(APLOG_MARK, APLOG_NOERRNO|APLOG_ALERT, s,
 		     "gethostname: mod_unique_id requires the "
 		     "hostname of the server");

Please let me know if you are unable to test the patch.
Maybe I can find somebody to do that.

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