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From Rasmus Lerdorf <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache-1.3/src/main http_main.c
Date Mon, 04 Jan 1999 22:59:36 GMT
> My other suggestion would probably work better though -- use SIGUSR2
> between parent and child, and stick in a SIGALRM handler which logs "hey
> there, wow, I got a SIGALRM, you've got a screwed up module!"  Then you'll
> find out if in fact you do have the bug.  (And if you install the handler
> with SA_RESTART then you don't even need to fix up anything.) 

I like this approach.  It's pretty rough debugging this stuff from a PHP
perspective because I am pulling in a whole bunch of 3rd-party libraries.
It is hard to figure out what exactly these libraries are doing sometimes,
especially for the ones that do not come with source.


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