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From Jim Gallacher <jg.li...@sympatico.ca>
Subject Re: [jira] Updated: (MODPYTHON-67) Make req.path_info writable.
Date Fri, 22 Jul 2005 16:41:37 GMT
+1 on this for me.
If there are no objections I'll apply the patch and commit to svn.


Graham Dumpleton (JIRA) wrote:
>      [ http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/MODPYTHON-67?page=all ]
> Graham Dumpleton updated MODPYTHON-67:
> --------------------------------------
>     Attachment: requestobject.c.diff
> Patch for requestobject.c  which makes req.path_info writable.
>>Make req.path_info writable.
>>         Key: MODPYTHON-67
>>         URL: http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/MODPYTHON-67
>>     Project: mod_python
>>        Type: New Feature
>>  Components: core
>>    Versions: 3.2.0
>>    Reporter: Graham Dumpleton
>> Attachments: requestobject.c.diff
>>In current version of mod_python req.filename is writable, but
>>req.path_info isn't.
>>If req.path_info were writable it would more easily allow a middleware
>>stack to be implemented in mod_python. This is because a middleware
>>component could modify req.path_info as necessary as the path info is
>>progressively processed. This would be better than a middleware
>>component having to create a parallel request attribute just for this
>>purpose as by being able to change req.path_info existing handlers such
>>as mod_python.publisher which already look at req.filename and
>>req.path_info could still be utilised in various ways within the
>>middleware stack. Same for any handlers which third parties may have
>>developed. Thus would eliminate the need to copy existing handlers and
>>modify them to get them to work, a middleware component would simply
>>need to setup req.filename and req.path_info as appropriate and the
>>existing handlers would work unmodified.

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