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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <>
Subject Re: Something I learned, today
Date Mon, 12 Nov 2001 06:42:35 GMT
From: "Brian Pane" <>
Sent: Saturday, November 10, 2001 1:21 AM

> William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> >If one adds a module multiple times, (in this case, the silly user just
> >commented out the ClearModuleList) there is no warning whatsoever, yet
> >it causes (obviously) no end of chaos and unpredictable failures.  This
> >especially impacts upgraders who foolishly copy configs from one install
> >to another.
> >
> >If someone wants a little hack to write, take the LoadModule (and on 1.3,
> >AddModule) and actually _test_ to see if that module is yet loaded :)
> >
> It looks like the check to prevent multiple loading is already there,
> at least in 2.0.  Here's a warning message to go along with it, though:

Yes... was there.  Thanks for the patch Brian, I retrofitted it to 1.3 as
well, since that's where the bug report originated, and it was more complicated!
But since things like mod_jk might be set it an included conf and the main conf,
this was still a worthwhile excersize.


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