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From Randy Terbush <ra...@zyzzyva.com>
Subject Re: keepalive resource leak in mod_cgi
Date Tue, 31 Dec 1996 19:12:10 GMT

This change went into 1.2b3.

Changes with Apache 1.2b3:

  *) Fix error in mod_cgi which could cause resources not to be properly
     freed, or worse. [Dean Gaudet]

> You mean we didn't put this in yet? Oy...
> 
> +1.
> 
> Dean Gaudet liltingly intones:
> > 
> > It looks like mod_cgi uses r->connection->pool in the spawn_child() call.
> > This has the potential of being a resource leak during keepalive sessions.
> > Patch included, untested.  I'm about to test it (backported to 1.1.1
> > though) and will report back if it causes anything unexpected.  Of course
> > I'm not in a position to test it with CGIs that actually allow
> > keepalives... I'm trying to solve a different problem at the moment.
> > 
> chuck
> Chuck Murcko	N2K Inc.	Wayne PA	chuck@telebase.com
> And now, on a lighter note:
> It's not an optical illusion, it just looks like one.
> 		-- Phil White




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