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From r..@covalent.net
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache-2.0/src/modules/mpm/perchild perchild.c
Date Fri, 04 Aug 2000 17:09:50 GMT
On Fri, 4 Aug 2000, Rasmus Lerdorf wrote:

> > 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.
> 
> Woohoo!  
> 
> 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.

Oh yeah, this isn't the worst way, its just that for large sites, there
are better ways, and that will need to be doc'ed.

Ryan

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