Re: proposed change to 'pattern' ACL

From: Ong Beng Hui <>
Date: Fri, 16 Aug 1996 18:25:07 +0800 (SST)

> So how about if we changed 'pattern' to be a regexp search on
> the whole URL instead of just the URL-path? Anyone have a problem
> with that?

I go for the option of a partial match as well as
a full match. Such that, a modifier tag be added to
the ACL line of which part of the full URL to be

This will speed things up for a large ACL entries.

A regex search for the whole URL will solve the problem
for a more precise match including the userid and password.
But might cause additional performance issue on large
ACL sets.

Ong Beng Hui
...yet another day in an ISP business
...and they lived happily ever after
Received on Fri Aug 16 1996 - 03:26:46 MDT

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