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From "Ralf S. Engelschall" <>
Subject Re: Questions: apache-pthreads, apache-mpm
Date Thu, 08 Jul 1999 11:11:37 GMT

In article <> you wrote:
> Just back from sunny Pittsburgh...
> On Sat, Jul 03, 1999 at 06:40:57PM +0200, Ralf S. Engelschall wrote:
>>    I've today tried to fire up an apache-pthread for testing
>>    purposes but I recognized that it has problems under FreeBSD 3.1:
>>    Per default it complains that poll(2) is missing.
> You're not the first to try it under FreeBSD; I think Jim tried it a
> while back, but that was before use of poll was added. I don't think
> anyone has run it on FreeBSD since then.
> I'm surprised that FreeBSD 3.1 doesn't have poll in libc_r. If so, I
> think it's the only barrier I can think of to running the hybrid
> server on FreeBSD, but I personally haven't tried the code on that
> platform yet.
> No one has talked about implementing select in the hybrid server, but
> APR emulates (or will emulate) the poll call with select().

Ok, good to know. I don't know why poll(2) is missing in libc_r on my FreeBSD
3.1 box, but it looks like a bug. Jim, any latest experiences at your side
with this stuff under FreeBSD?
                                       Ralf S. Engelschall

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