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From Ben Laurie <>
Subject Re: Initializer
Date Sat, 25 Oct 1997 17:48:18 GMT
Rasmus Lerdorf wrote:
> Are we going to call the initializer function twice 'til the end of time?
> I am sure it is the most-often asked question from module developers.
> It is also a bit tricky that it is the second call to the function that is
> the real call.  I find that I have to ignore the first call and just take
> the second for things to work correctly.

Hang on - how do you survive a restart if you can't take two
initialisations? Admittedly its a pain for some things - I eliminate it
in Apache-SSL to avoid prompting for key passphrases twice, but that
should be the only problem, shouldn't it?



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