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From Rodent of Unusual Size <Ken.C...@Golux.Com>
Subject Re: Server directives
Date Wed, 14 Feb 2001 16:13:42 GMT
"William A. Rowe, Jr." wrote:
> 
> "Servers" doesn't cut it.  If you switch MPM's, you have to
> switch your directives.  You can't just s/processes/threads/
> and expect the server will have the same profile/memory
> consumption/cpu utilization etc.

No, but neither should you have to munge your config files
each time you change MPMs until you find the right fit.  *That*
is bogus.

Come up with a name for an entity capable of handling a request,
and use that name across MPMs and let them translate it into
the appropriate significance.  Yes, MPMs can have different
directives for non-portable concepts (as 'threads' means
something to pthreads and perchild, but not prefork), but use
a common name for project-wide common concepts.
-- 
#ken    P-)}

Ken Coar                    <http://Golux.Com/coar/>
Apache Software Foundation  <http://www.apache.org/>
"Apache Server for Dummies" <http://Apache-Server.Com/>
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