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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <>
Subject RE: ap_cleanup_for_exec #ifdefed away on some platforms in 2.0?
Date Tue, 23 May 2000 15:11:31 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Manoj Kasichainula []
> Sent: Sunday, May 21, 2000 12:20 AM
> To: Apache Developers
> Subject: ap_cleanup_for_exec #ifdefed away on some platforms in 2.0?
> Looking at apr_pools.c:
> API_EXPORT(void) ap_cleanup_for_exec(void)
> {
> #if !defined(WIN32) && !defined(OS2)
> ...
> Is there any reason this has to remain #ifed? One less per-OS #if is a
> good thing, the extra cleanup code on those platforms would not be
> noticable, and since Windows does support inheritable resources in
> some cases (or so I thought), it might be nice to allow modules that
> wish to do special cleanups on exec to do so.

No, I don't see a reason that cleaning up the pool would harm
anything, and may improve garbage collection.

If they didn't want to run ap_cleanup_for_exec since it's spawned,
they shouldn't call it prior to spawning... this was the wrong 
place for this exception anyway.

Commit it if you get around to it :-)

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