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From "Bill Stoddard" <stodd...@raleigh.ibm.com>
Subject Re: #ifdef MULTITHREAD in 1.3.9
Date Sat, 18 Dec 1999 02:06:27 GMT

----- Original Message -----
From: "Tom Harrington" <tph@crosstor.com>
To: <new-httpd@apache.org>
Sent: Friday, December 17, 1999 5:38 PM
Subject: #ifdef MULTITHREAD in 1.3.9


> I'd appreciate a bit of clarification on MULTITHREAD in 1.3.9.
>
> I understand that the parent process starts a child process, which in
> turn starts a bunch of threads to handle requests.  But while I can
> see where the parent watches to see if the child dies, I can't see
> anywhere that the child keeps track of whether its worker threads
> are still running.
We assume that none of the threads should die. I need to look at the code to
be sure, but I think if a thread exits, it will cause the entire child
process to exit (and be restarted by the parent).

Bill Stoddard

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