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From Dean Gaudet <>
Subject ready_to_run
Date Mon, 02 Aug 1999 18:17:23 GMT

On Mon, 2 Aug 1999, Dirk-Willem van Gulik wrote:

> Ben Laurie wrote:
> > HOOK
> I am reworking some embryonic 1.0/1.1 proxy code into 2.0, as 1.3 seems a
> lost target as it really needs a lot of inter process communications. 
> For this it would be very convenient to have an extra stage; just after
> the config is validate and just before the server is ready to run; i.e.
> start handling real requests.
> Any obections to add a ap_ready_to_run() stage/hook. Either as a hook
> or in the module ** construct as above the 'child initializaer' as
> 'module initializer'.

Please explain more why you need this.  Doesn't post_config_hook handle
this already? 

> Incidentially I'd also like it to be a OK/ERROR returning go/no-go
> function; i.e. if it fails (for example because resources) are lacking
> things are not to continue booting into multi user land.

If it returns error, what should the server do?  clean up all the pools
and exit?


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