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From "Brian Havard" <>
Subject Re: move worker to new APR lock API?
Date Tue, 16 Oct 2001 02:25:26 GMT
On Mon, 15 Oct 2001 18:33:08 -0700, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:

>On Mon, Oct 15, 2001 at 06:28:48PM -0700, Aaron Bannert wrote:
>> I'd like to move the worker MPM to APR's new lock API, can I get some +1s?
>> This shouldn't be a problem for platforms that haven't fully implemented
>> the new API, since the worker MPM is a predominately unix MPM, and that
>> platform is the most supported under the new API. Not to mention that
>> worker is the only place in httpd that uses the new condition variable
>> functions.
>+1 in concept.  
>FWIW, is there any reason why (in concept at least) that other platforms
>couldn't use worker?  Is there any part of worker that doesn't rely on
>APR?  -- justin

fork() is the killer. Most non-unix platforms either can't do it at all or
emulate it badly.

 |  Brian Havard                 |  "He is not the messiah!                   |
 |  |  He's a very naughty boy!" - Life of Brian |

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