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From Cliff Woolley <cliffwool...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: [WISH] shared memory based apr_pool_t
Date Sat, 05 May 2001 19:35:40 GMT
On Sat, 5 May 2001, Ralf S. Engelschall wrote:

> A wish to our APR hackers:
> For mod_ssl and certainly also for other purposes we really need shared
> memory based apr_pool_t's, i.e., pools which allocate their memory not
> from the heap but from a shared memory segment. This would allow us to
> complete kick out the large 100KB third-party ssl_util_table.* stuff by
> using just a standard APR hash inside an APR pool which is located in a
> shared memory segment. For EAPI in Apache 1.3 there was a patch against
> alloc.c which provided such a functionality, although mod_ssl was never
> adjusted to use this feature directly.

Sounds like the SMS (stackable memory system) stuff that the Samba-TNG
guys have proposed for APR might be worth some investigation...


   Cliff Woolley
   Charlottesville, VA

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