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'webfs' is a simple http server for purely static content. You can use it to serve the content of a ftp server via http for example. It is also nice to export files quickly by starting a http server in a few seconds, without editing a config file first. There is some sendfile emulation code which uses read()+write() and a userland bounce buffer. This lets you compile and use webfs on systems without sendfile(). From version 1.14 on, limited CGI support is available (GET requests only); from version 1.18 on, optional SSL support is available.

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GPLv2Janet Casey24 July 2003

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Gerd Knorr Maintainer

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Software prerequisites

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Required to use 2.2.x kernel
Required to use glibc 2.1

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 24 July 2003.


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