Re: htdig: REFERER


Geoff Hutchison (Geoffrey.R.Hutchison@williams.edu)
Sat, 07 Nov 1998 16:50:26 -0500 (EST)


> Wondering if the htsearch can be modified to support "referer"
> tag. I want to restrict hosts to use the "htsearch" cgi.

I can certainly add a config option for this (maybe
"restrict_search_referer") and patch it in. But something to realize is
that not every browser sends a "referer" header and some browsers that do,
mess it up. So you may be excluding requests unnecssarily.

-Geoff Hutchison
Williams Students Online
http://wso.williams.edu/

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