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From Ben Laurie <...@algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: Apache 2.0/NSPR
Date Mon, 14 Sep 1998 23:24:08 GMT
Dean Gaudet wrote:
> 
> On Mon, 14 Sep 1998, Dean Gaudet wrote:
> 
> > On Mon, 14 Sep 1998, Ben Laurie wrote:
> >
> > > Dean Gaudet wrote:
> > > > As far as I can recall, the only storage leaks that have ever occured
in
> > > > Apache were due to people using make_sub_pool(NULL).  Something which
I
> > > > made impossible in apache-nspr (or at least I think I did, I intended
> > > > to...).
> > >
> > > But there are (occasional) reasons for wanting to do that...
> >
> > Every use I've seen has been wrong.  Show me a use that's right.
> 
> Let me put this another way.  If I send a -HUP or a -USR1 I expect the
> server to reload everything.  If you've got your own private tree of
> pools, you have to go out of your way to make that work correctly.  If
> your tree of pools hangs off pconf, you'll get cleaned up for free.

If reloading stuff requires user interaction, it may be desirable to
cache it over a reset.

Cheers,

Ben.

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