Re: Is this a bug or a feature?

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Thu, 08 May 1997 21:40:11 +0200

Yes, I agree that the order of virtual and virtual_uses_host_headers
should be reversed... (the current ordering is confusing, and not very

if virtual_host and Host: header
  use Host: header
elsif virtual
  use IP addr
  use accel prefix

Henrik Nordström
Graham Toal wrote:
> I finally got the virtual hosting using "Host:" to work (thanks Henrik),
> but only by looking at icp.c where I discovered that it does not do
> the magic with the URL rewriting if in vmode (ie when httpd_accel
> contains "virtual".)
> Wouldn't it make sense to always use the Host: info if enabled,
> except when it isn't present, in which case you'd fall back to
> the IP from the sin_addr?  That way you can have real virtual hosts
> by IP alias *and* fake virtual hosts sharing a single IP.
> G
Received on Thu May 08 1997 - 13:08:02 MDT

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