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From Jeff Trawick <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: httpd-2.0/server/mpm/worker mpm_default.h worker.c
Date Tue, 18 Dec 2001 16:14:31 GMT
Greg Ames <> writes:

> > Hmmm... (2nd thoughts :) )
> > 
> > mpm_default.h exists so people can edit default settings in one nice
> > place...  it wasn't nice for me to move these things out of
> > mpm_defaults.h...  I'll move them back in there...   hopefully these
> > settings won't be abused by modules and instead modules will call
> > ap_mpm_query()
> I wouldn't move them back.  If you keep them out of the header file,
> modules will have to use to use the MPM query functions, which is
> goodness.  Once we decide how to configure the limits for worker and
> perchild, we can just use a subset of that stuff to set limits for the
> other MPMs.  
> Prefork doesn't have the same potential memory consumption problem as
> worker, but it's still a pain to have to patch HARD_SERVER_LIMIT every
> time we put a new build on daedalus.  I would think the same applies to
> Win32 and OS/2 with the current hard thread limits.  

patch for daedalus^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^Hprefork on its way...

> Of course we don't want admins editing .c files as a rule.  That would
> be a step backwards.  But if our goal is to put these params in the
> config file, we can live with the limits in the MPM .c files for a day
> or two.

okay, let's defer any possible movement at least until we see what
MPMs folks want to make smarter...

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