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From Rob Hartill <>
Subject Re: new #23
Date Mon, 12 Feb 1996 23:36:18 GMT
Alexei said...
> > The difference is that now there's a comment in "Configuration" to
> > ask people to compile with -DNO_MMAP if their OS barfs even when we
> > think it should be okay (e.g. Alexei's HPsUX compared to mine).
> I'll +0 this, (although it's not tested, but if that's the only change,
> I'll assume it works), but I wonder... if it's able to fail gracefully and
> tell the user "mmap error", why the heck can't it just recover even *more*
> gracefully and use the darn scoreboard file without even bothering to tell
> the user it couldn't mmap (or maybe log it to error_log or somewheres). 
> Did I miss something there?

Yes, you forgot to ask that Apache wipe the tears from a httpd admin
who's suffering a breakdown out of sympathy for Apache's breakdown.

"grace" has never been part of the Apache vocabulary. Go wash your
mouth out with soap and water.


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