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From (Doug MacEachern)
Subject Re: An idea for state saving
Date Thu, 30 May 1996 21:51:39 GMT
At 04:39 PM 5/30/96 -0400, wrote:
>  However, when the server starts it is possible to open a
>  each child gets copy of the database handle.
>Hmmm... there's a risk here that if multiple child processes tried
>to do queries simultaneously without some kind of locking machinery
>to serialize them, things could get confused.  Have you got that built
>into the mod_perl machinery itself, or do people have to explicitly do
>something like locking a proxy object in the file system?

Yes I agree there is a risk.  There is nothing built into mod_perl to
safeguard this yet, but I've pounded hard on the server, and didn't have any
problems.  This is on my list of things to look at closer, if you or anyone
else has more insight, that would be great.



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