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From Branko ─îibej <br...@xbc.nu>
Subject Re: use apr for enterprise application?
Date Thu, 24 Feb 2005 23:16:17 GMT
Garrett Rooney wrote:

> Branko ─îibej wrote:
>
>> Edward Rudd wrote:
>>
>>> The biggest reasons to use APR, is pool method of memory management,
>>>  
>>>
>> As a matter of fact, pools can be a huge PITA, as we've found to our 
>> detriment in Subversion.
>
>
> The problem isn't that "pools are good" or "pools are bad", it's that 
> they don't fit every problem.  In many cases pools simplify things a 
> great deal, in some they are a huge pain, it depends what you're 
> trying to do.  I still think that they're easier than standard 
> malloc/free C style coding.

Oh, I never meant to imply that pools were bad in general. They're 
certainly well suited for server applications such as httpd.

-- Brane


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