FreeBSD Port: www/mod_cband

Charles Sprickman spork at
Fri Feb 23 19:39:50 UTC 2018

> On Feb 23, 2018, at 9:49 AM, Mathieu Arnold <mat at> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 02:42:50AM -0500, Charles Sprickman via freebsd-apache wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I’m testing out one of the patches floating around to make mod_cband work on apache 2.4.x, is there any interest in including this small  patch (and one Makefile change) so that mod_cband can be used with a current apache?  After lots of looking, I’m not seeing anything else that really compares to mod_cband, especially for web hosting where one needs to enforce a quota on bytes transferred over a period of time (week, month).
>> Makefile change is just "USE_APACHE=     22” to "USE_APACHE=     22+”.
>> The other changes are pretty small and are attached - dump them in the port’s “files” directory and it should build.  The compiler warnings are the same as those generated by the current port (strncmp suggestions, unsigned int comparison warning).
>> I’m running this now on a 10.4 server with apache 2.4.29.  I’d like to let it cook for a few days, but at first glance this seems to be working fine.
> A patch would be great, yes, please open a PR with it when you have the
> time :-)

Awesome!  I’ll let this keep running over the weekend, and if it continues to look good, I’ll send a patch over.  Does that seem like enough time for testing?  We don’t do a huge amount of hosting, this is only about 100 sites.  So far, it’s not caused any issues.



> --
> Mathieu Arnold

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