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From Cliff Woolley <>
Subject RE: [PATCH]1. SHMEM (repost)
Date Wed, 07 Nov 2001 06:26:21 GMT
On Wed, 7 Nov 2001, MATHIHALLI,MADHUSUDAN (HP-Cupertino,ex1) wrote:

> SSL works based on SESSIONS.. So, when a certificate is exchanged and the


> >I guess I'd also like to know what value this shared memory cache adds
> >for mod_ssl.  I'm not at all clear on how shared memory would make
> >SSL any better - as SSL is only a connection-oriented protocol and
> >shouldn't use shared memory.  None of the MPMs in httpd migrate
> >connections between processes (I don't see this changing anytime soon).
> >Since SSL works on the connection level, I'm not sure what this is.
> >So, I guess some explanation here would do wonders.  -- justin

Anyway, what about perchild?  That MPM does in fact pass connections (or
is it just requests?) from one process to another.  Do perchild and
mod_ssl even work together?  I've never tried it.


   Cliff Woolley
   Charlottesville, VA

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