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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: apr_global_mutex_child_init & mod_watch
Date Mon, 08 Sep 2003 12:19:19 GMT
Anthony Howe wrote:
> > flock is used on FreeBSD by default...  flock requires that chmod be 
> > done on the lock in the child init
> As an aside, why is flock() used on FreeBSD? It has SysV like mutexes 
> and POSIX ones too (at least in 4.8) - I may sound unsure cause I've 
> only recently switched platforms from Linux to FreeBSD just to be different.

Support for Posix sems was a "somewhat" new addition. SysV sems
were also not guarateed to be present (this is all old stuff by
the way, and inherited from 1.3)...

> > at Apache 2.0.48-dev, you have to do the chmod() on the lock file, like 
> > mod_ssl does in that branch
> OK. Is there an API that returns what the APR_LOCK_DEFAULT mutex will be?

Check out apr_proc_mutex_name() and apr_proc_mutex_defname()

   Jim Jagielski   [|]   jim@jaguNET.com   [|]   http://www.jaguNET.com/
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             will lose both and deserve neither" - T.Jefferson

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