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From "Bill Stoddard" <b...@wstoddard.com>
Subject Re: cvs commit: httpd-2.0/server listen.c
Date Mon, 13 Aug 2001 14:39:16 GMT

> On Sunday 12 August 2001 21:25, rbb@apache.org wrote:
> > rbb         01/08/12 21:25:43
> >
> >   Modified:    .        CHANGES
> >                server   listen.c
> >   Log:
> >   Close a major resource leak.  Everytime we had issued a
> >   graceful restart, we leaked a socket descriptor.
> >
> >   The listening sockets should not be set inheritable, at least
> >   not at this point.  We only want some of the httpd children to
> >   inherit the socket.  Namely, those that will be actually serving
> >   requests.  Any other child process (piped logs), should not be
> >   inheriting the sockets.
>
> This is a pretty major resource leak.  We have had this leak for a very
> long time, and I am pretty sure that this is a big enough fix (especially
> with the APR pools patch), that it should be in the next release.
>
> I am not giving 2.0.23 a -1 for release, but I would like to roll 2.0.24
> next week.

2.0.23 is dead. Greg cannot keep it running on apache.org because of a segfault in
mod_mime.c

Bill


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