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From Garrett Rooney <roo...@electricjellyfish.net>
Subject Re: Pipe inheritance
Date Tue, 24 Jan 2006 23:02:00 GMT
On 1/18/06, William A. Rowe, Jr. <wrowe@rowe-clan.net> wrote:

> > When I think about this, it seems like there is a race in every file open
> > situation, since you can't install the cleanup handler before the file is
> > opened. Or, you maybe can, but it doesn't happen in the current code. Or
> > do I miss something now?
>
> It sure needs to be revisited.

I believe Colm's mod_execd work would help with this sort of thing in
httpd (the forking gets done in a separate process, not the httpd
child where everything else is done), but yes, it is certainly a more
general problem that can show up in all sorts of cases I imagine.

-garrett

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