httpd-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@covalent.net>
Subject Re: Something I learned, today
Date Mon, 12 Nov 2001 06:42:35 GMT
From: "Brian Pane" <bpane@pacbell.net>
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.

Bill


Mime
View raw message