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Subject Re: changing prefork.c to use apr locks for the accept mutex
Date Wed, 01 Mar 2000 20:28:48 GMT

The only reason is nobody has had the time or inclination to do it yet.


On Wed, 1 Mar 2000, Jeff Trawick wrote:

> Any reason not to change prefork.c to use apr locks
> instead of its own choice of locks for the accept mutex?
> One issue is that prefork.c supports an additional mechanism --
> Irix's usconfig() mutex -- which can only be used on Irix and should 
> only be used on MP systems.  Supposedly the usconfig() mutexes
> are an "order of magnitude faster than the SysV-semaphore code,"
> so it seems worth trying to roll it into apr.  Unfortunately I
> don't see an Irix system anywhere nearby :)
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