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From r..@covalent.net
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache-2.0/src/modules/mpm/prefork prefork.c
Date Fri, 10 Nov 2000 22:20:10 GMT
On 10 Nov 2000, Jeff Trawick wrote:

> >   MM has a bug that when you ask for a specific amount of shared memory
> >   it allocates just that amount.  But, MM actually uses some of it, so we
> >   need to over allocate just a bit.  On 32 bit machines 40 bytes is enough,
> >   but on a 64 bit machine it isn't.  So, we bump it up to 80 bytes until
> >   MM fixes this bug.
> >   Submitted by:	David Hill <David.D.Hill@compaq.com>
> 
> Wouldn't it be *much* better to change mm or at least add the 80 bytes in 
> apr_shm_init() before calling mm_create()?

Yes, and I have spoken to Ralf about this.  He is doing the work, but we
need a quick and dirty work-around in the meantime.  If Ralf doesn't fix
it and release a new version soon, I will just hack MM, but right now I
just want this working on Tru64.

Ryan

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