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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: FreeBSD core'ing.
Date Mon, 20 Mar 2000 22:51:32 GMT
rbb@apache.org wrote:
> 
> 
> > > I have been able to figure out why FreeBSD is core'ing with Apache 2.0.
> > > Or if not core'ing, is at least not running.  We are choosing the wrong
> > > locking mechanism for FreeBSD.  We should be using flock or fcntl, but APR
> > > is choosing SYSVSEM.  I'll be looking into this verys oon, unless somebody
> > > else wants to fix it.  :->
> > 
> > But shouldn't SYSVSEM work anyway on FreeBSD, assuming the kernel is
> > compiled right?  Or is it that the kernel isn't compiled right but we
> > still choose it?
> 
> I am under the impression that we are choosing SYSVSEM regardless of how
> the kernel is compiled.
> 

That certainly can't be right. There's no guarantee that FreeBSD
is compiled with SysV shared mem. Not only that, but the
locking uses semaphores, right, not shared mem, which are
independent of each other under FreeBSD.

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