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From Greg Stein <gst...@lyra.org>
Subject Re: remove dexter?
Date Tue, 13 Feb 2001 02:19:58 GMT
On Mon, Feb 12, 2001 at 05:45:18PM -0800, rbb@covalent.net wrote:
> On Mon, 12 Feb 2001, Greg Stein wrote:
> > On Mon, Feb 12, 2001 at 03:29:32PM -0800, rbb@covalent.net wrote:
> > > 
> > > Would anybody be opposed to removing the dexter MPM from Apache?  The
> > > Perchild MPM can do everything that dexter does currently, plus the UID
> > > per child process.  Having both seems a bit like overkill to me.
> > > 
> > > Of course, before I remove it, I will ensure that perchild compiles and
> > > runs correctly.
> > 
> > From MPM.NAMING, I see that mpmt_pthread is variable # processes with a
> > constant # of threads. Dexter is variable threads, constant processes.
> > 
> > What is perchild? (and can you update MPM.NAMING)
> 
> perchild is dexter, except each child can have a specific uid/gid.  The
> important thing, is that if you don't specify a specific uid/gid, it is
> exactly dexter.

+1 on removing dexter, then. Thx for the info!

Cheers,
-g

-- 
Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/

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