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From Greg Stein <>
Subject Re: destroy_dir_config ?
Date Sat, 22 Apr 2000 01:09:39 GMT
On Fri, 21 Apr 2000 wrote:
> Sorry if this is a dumb question or if I'm posting to the wrong list!

This is close. The apache-modules list is probably a bit closer. See

> Am I right to conclude that there is no destroy_dir_config (or anything
> that provides such functionality),

Correct.  But...

> so any memory in create_dir_config
> handle MUST be allocated using apache routines that use pools, or you
> never get a chance to free that memory?
> I'm writing a module where I would prefer to store the config values in a
> Python structure (this is for mod_python), but Python cannot use Apache
> pools - am I SOL?
> Is there any kind of an event that I can hook so that when a pool is
> destroyed, I can do some of my own destruction?

Yes. Take a look at the ap_register_cleanup() function and its friends.
This will give you a chance to call Py_DECREF() when the pool goes away.


Greg Stein,

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