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From Charles Randall <crand...@matchlogic.com>
Subject RE: Want to add file caching to Apache
Date Thu, 20 Nov 1997 19:06:51 GMT
Great. I'm volunteering to help with this.

I'm very interested in having Apache-APIs for shared memory and
semaphores.

Charles

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Igor Tatarinov [SMTP:tatarino@prairie.NoDak.edu]
> Sent:	Thursday, November 20, 1997 11:45 AM
> To:	new-httpd@apache.org
> Subject:	Re: Want to add file caching to Apache
> 
> Charles Randall wrote:
> > 
> > Would it be possible to develop the APIs, implement the system on
> > Solaris as a prototype, and then go back to the APIs and fill in the
> > holes on other operating systems (instead of getting buried in the
> > system-independence details now)?
> > 
> > A first attempt at implementing the system-specific underworkings of
> the
> > APIs could use whatever means necessary.
> > 
> > Charles
> 
> I see your point. I also think that it is better to have all logic
> separated from implementation specifics; that is move all stuff like
> #ifdef NT4.0_SERVICEPACK27 :)
> blah blah blah
> #endif
> to separate files. That way the code would be easier to read but we
> will
> have to define our own API and do a lot of editing.
> 
> igor

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