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From Greg Ames <>
Subject Re: Questions regarding viability of development plan
Date Mon, 18 Sep 2000 15:22:24 GMT
Lynn Winebarger wrote:
>                                       Unfortunately, Apache
> only supports a single UID per server configuration.  As far as I can
> tell, I have basically 4 options:
> 1) let them all run on the same server with the same UID, possibly munging
> everyone else's files (unacceptable)
> 2) run a bunch of different servers, one for each vhost with scripting,
> each using a different port (doable, but seems like it would waste
> considerable resources in terms of duplicating processes
> [unnecessarily]).
> 3) set up suexec (say goodbye to mod_php and/or mod_perl)
> 4) hack away at Apache to enable per virtual host user ids internally
> (requiring all process to either run as root with all attendant deadly
> hazards, or force processes to only deal with single vhost requests)
> [(5) Wait for Apache 2.0 to become stable?]

Ryan, what about your perchild mpm?  Would that help here? 


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