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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: 2 thorns attacked
Date Wed, 07 Feb 1996 21:27:16 GMT
Rob Hartill wrote:
> 
>  
> > I've uploaded 23a.mmap.patch:
> >   From: drtr@ast.cam.ac.uk (David Robinson)
> >   Subject: Use shared memory for scoreboard
> >   Affects: conf.h, http_main.c
> >   ChangeLog: Use mmap() to allocated shared memory for the scoreboard on
> >              Solaris, SunOS, Digital UNIX, BSDI and HP/UX. It should work on
> >              most of the other architectures.
> >   Comments: This avoids httpd needing a file in /tmp; this can cause problems
> >             on systems where /tmp is cleared by a cron job. It should also
> >             speed up httpd.
> > 
> > David.
> 
> works for me but upsets my 86.scoreboard_into_logs.patch. It causes a
> patch failure. 86 is still needed as a backup for systems (if there any)
> that barf on the mmap stuff.

Well, A/UX doesn't have mmap at all... I'm guessing some older OSes
may lack it as well. For those systems, we _do_ need a file.

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