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From r..@covalent.net
Subject Re: remove dexter?
Date Tue, 13 Feb 2001 01:45:18 GMT
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.

I will update MPM.NAMING tonight.

Ryan

> 
> I'm not sure that we want to toss dexter just yet. It might have some nice
> performance implications relative to mpmt_pthread.
> 
> Maybe there is some further refactoring that can be done from prefork,
> dexter, mpmt_pthread, and perchild? They *are* all variants for Unix-ish
> platforms.
> 
> Cheers,
> -g
> 
> -- 
> Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
> 
> 


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