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From "Bill Stoddard" <b...@wstoddard.com>
Subject Re: [PATCH] mpm_query
Date Wed, 11 Apr 2001 18:48:07 GMT

> On Wed, 11 Apr 2001, Sander van Zoest wrote:
>
> > On Wed, 11 Apr 2001 rbb@covalent.net wrote:
> >
> > > > What happens when you have incompatibility on a particular platform
with
> > > > a MPM? It shouldn't just segfault, there should be a way to exit
cleanly
> > > > explaining why this particular module or piece of code can not run
with
> > > > the MPM used and the platform.
> > > If there is a compatability problem between a platform and an MPM, then
we
> > > currently do not allow that MPM to be compiled on that platform without
> > > direct intervention from the person compiling the server.  For example,
on
> > > FreeBSD, we do not compile with threads unless the admin tells us we
have
> > > to.
> >
> > Right, I guess I didn't really phrase my question the right way.
> > How would you determine this incompatibility if you are a DSO module
trying
> > run on Apache HTTP 2.0? Let say a module can only run on prefork, for
> > example.
>
> Modules that hard-code which MPMs they support based on name are broken.
> The name doesn't MEAN anything.  Modules should be determining if they
> work based on the properties of the MPM.

Yep that's exactly what I think as well.

Bill


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