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From "Ryan Bloom" <...@covalent.net>
Subject RE: cvs commit: httpd-2.0/server scoreboard.c
Date Thu, 24 Jan 2002 16:08:13 GMT
> > > Bill,
> > > This triggered a question...
> > >
> > > I have not followed the discussion on this thread closely, but are
you
> requiring the
> > > ScoreBoardFile directive on Windows to name the shmem?  I hope
> not.....
> >
> > At this moment, yes, otherwise it defaults to the parent/private,
> child/private
> > model.  Do you want that changed, effective now, to always have a
shared
> score?
> > It must become a shared score before we can proceed to
multi-process,
> but we
> > aren't quite there, yet.
> >
> > Bill
> >
> 
> In the cases where we want/need a shared scoreboard, I would prefer
for
> the parent to
> derive a safe name and tell the child the name. I see no goodness in
> complicating the
> config with a directive that does not provide a distinct benefit to
the
> user. IMHO, the
> name of the shared segment (and the process for deriving the name) is
best
> kept under the
> covers.

Just to be clear, that is not what Unix does now.  If you need a file
backing the scoreboard, we make you add one.

Ryan



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