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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: ap_my_generation: what exactly is it used for?
Date Wed, 21 Jul 1999 10:54:23 GMT
Manoj Kasichainula wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 20, 1999 at 08:06:25PM -0700, Dean Gaudet wrote:
> > There are a few cases where signals are lost, the generation catches
> > those.  I forget the exact details, it's been a long time since I've
> > analysed the signal races.
> bleh. Do you remember if this was a problem with ungraceful restart as
> well as graceful? The pthread MPM does graceful restart in a
> completely different way, and it'd be nice to avoid loading in all the
> shared memory code for just the generation stuff.

I think it was also to avoid garbage in mod_status if a status report
was being displayed right in the "middle" of a signal.

   Jim Jagielski   |||   |||
            "That's no ordinary rabbit... that's the most foul,
            cruel and bad-tempered rodent you ever laid eyes on"

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