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From Manoj Kasichainula <>
Subject Re: Locking critical section in an apache module?
Date Wed, 08 Mar 2000 02:44:04 GMT
On Thu, Mar 02, 2000 at 09:30:25AM -0800, Vinod Mehra wrote:
> I am sorry I didn't mean the Apache Documentation. I was referring to the
> "Writing Apache Modules" book by Stein and MacEachern: Orielly (Pg # 621)
> It says - "The API was introduced with the Win32 port of Apache and will be 
> adapted to future  multithreaded versions of Apache for other platforms.
> While 
> there is no need to implement data access serilization under multiprocess 
> versions of Apache, this API will still work in such environments and is 
> recommended for portability."

Hmmm. That just sounds wrong. AFAIK (I wasn't around at the time),
those calls are only meant for Apache use. Well, the API was never
very clearly defined. *shrug*

Well, since 2.0 uses a completely different set of calls to do this
sort of thing, just ignore that section I guess.

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