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From Rasmus Lerdorf <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache-2.0/src/modules/mpm/perchild perchild.c
Date Fri, 04 Aug 2000 13:58:30 GMT
> For anybody who misses this on the CVS commit list.  The new Perchild MPM,
> that has a user and group ID per child, allowing virtual hosts to have
> their own user and group, is done.  It is buggy, but at least it is
> serving pages, after they have been passed back and forth between child
> processes.  There are most definately better ways to do this, like setting
> up the machine with multiple IP addrs, but this does work.


Yes, I agree that there are better ways of doing it.  But a lot of people
are falling back to suExec and CGI to get around this currently.  Surely
fd passing between processes to get to the right Apache module is faster
than fork'ing and exec'ing large cgi processes.


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