Re: PATH_INFO on the cheap? (Rob McCool)
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From: (Rob McCool)
Date: Thu, 30 Dec 1993 15:13:42 -0600
In-Reply-To: (Robert S. Thau)
       "PATH_INFO on the cheap?" (Dec 30, 12:07pm)
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Subject: Re: PATH_INFO on the cheap?
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 * PATH_INFO on the cheap?  by Robert S. Thau (
 *    written on Dec 30, 12:07pm.
 * In re the current PATH_INFO discussion, it may be possible to cut the cost
 * of the current implementations by piggybacking on work which the server (at
 * least the NCSA server) is already doing anyway.
 * Here (I think) is the trick.  In order to do access control, the server is
 * already doing stuff like this (from my previous syscall trace):

[... combine the two actions of groping for a script and groping for

Yes, you could do this. Since I've become rather afraid of breaking things,
however, I probably won't change it anytime soon.