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From Dean Gaudet <>
Subject Re: fix for status bug
Date Tue, 01 Dec 1998 17:30:29 GMT

On Tue, 1 Dec 1998, Harrie Hazewinkel wrote:

> Dean Gaudet wrote:
> > 
> > There's no guarantee across resets that such numbers will remain valid...
> > consider the case of adding/deleting vhosts.  All you've done is replaced
> > a bogus pointer with a bogus integer.
> I am not sure here, but correct me if I am wrong.
> It is my understanding that the configuration files
> are only read by a 'start' and 'restart'.

Or on a graceful restart... there's essentially nothing you can't change
in a graceful restart (although I think there may be a bug or two, but
it's been a while since I tried doing weird things over a graceful).


> If my understanding is correct, one can only add or delete
> a vhost and since also the scoreboard is completely cleaned
> up there is no problem. In case of the 'graceful restart'
> it is not possible to add or delete vhosts and the numbering
> scheme is still valid.
> If I am wrong, I agree my patch does not fix anything.
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