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From Ben Laurie <...@gonzo.ben.algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: Another bug of apache? (fwd)
Date Mon, 12 Feb 1996 11:54:37 GMT
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> > From: Michiel Boland <boland@sci.kun.nl>
> > Date: Sun, 11 Feb 1996 23:24:56 +0100
> > Message-Id: <199602112224.XAA26434@canteclaer.sci.kun.nl>
> > To: hartill@ooo.lanl.gov
> > Subject: Re: Another bug of apache?
> > Newsgroups: comp.infosystems.www.servers.unix
> > References: <4es4tm$j84@db.csie.ncu.edu.tw> <31123A02.2EC3@ooo.lanl.gov>
<2nhgx1hl8d.fsf@thfs1.fuw.edu.pl> <4ffp3i$bhg@jjcd-newsserver.cldx.com> <311BAE23.F5F@ooo.lanl.gov>
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> > In comp.infosystems.www.servers.unix you write:
> > 
> > >The next Apache release will probably make the scoreboard file obsolete
> > >for most OSes (in favour of shared memory), and for the rest, they'll
> > >have the option to configure where (logs by default) the scorboard
> > >should file should be kept.
> > 
> > before you implement these non-portable things, may i propose the following:
> > 
> > - parent opens scoreboard file and unlinks it
> > - children do not close and reopen scoreboard file
> > 
> > what would be wrong with this?

What would be wrong with this is that the childrens' seeks would then all
affect the same file descriptor, and thus screw each other (and the parent) up.
Perhaps we should note this in the source - it comes up quite regularly.

Cheers,

Ben.

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> > Michiel Boland <boland@sci.kun.nl>
> > University of Nijmegen
> > The Netherlands

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