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From Ryan Bloom <>
Subject Re: undefined MULTITHREAD under NT
Date Mon, 14 Feb 2000 13:57:24 GMT

On Apache 1.3, the only way to run Apache under NT is mult-threaded.  The
best way to port your module quickly is to put locking around all of the

The socket passing patch from Bill just allows the parent process to pass
the socket to the child process so that restarts can be done gracefully.
This does nothing for the multi-threaded nature of NT.


On Sun, 13 Feb 2000, Eli Marmor wrote:

> Hello,
> Is there any way to avoid MULTITHREAD under NT?  Maybe by using Bill
> Stoddard's patch for sharing sockets under NT?  (see also
> , and
> ).
> Since the only usable version so far is 1.3.*, the question is about
> it. The purpose is a quick and dirty solution for 3rd party modules
> which were written before multi-threading safety was an issue, and
> should be ported quickly to NT. Of course, somewhere in the future,
> such modules should pass a real porting, including locking and a
> better management of the memory, which will be safe of multi-
> threading, but meanwhile it can be very useful to have this shortcut
> way.
> BTW: Did anybody see Vision for Apache?
> 	( )
> Not Open Source, and even costs money if you are commercial, but
> looks good...
> Thanks in advance,
> -- 
> Eli Marmor
> El-Mar Software Ltd.

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