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From John Bley <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] module init doesn't seem to be called in mod_so.c
Date Tue, 09 Mar 1999 21:39:09 GMT
On Tue, 9 Mar 1999, Dean Gaudet wrote:

> Sometimes there are functions which we don't use in apache, but which are
> useful for third party folks.  In those cases it's better to leave them as
> dead code.

Absolutely.  There are API_EXPORT functions not called by the 
distribution, but of course I wouldn't advocate chopping those.

> This probably isn't one of those cases.  I'm just trying to forestall a
> jihad against "dead code".

My intent certainly wasn't to create a jihad.  :-)
ap_single_module_init is, I think, the only chunk of dead code in Apache.

John Bley -
Duke '99 - English/Computer Science
  Since English is a mess, it maps well onto the problem space,
  which is also a mess, which we call reality.     - Larry Wall

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