Re: PATH_INFO on the cheap?

Rob McCool (
Thu, 30 Dec 1993 15:13:42 -0600

* 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.