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From Aaron Bannert <aa...@clove.org>
Subject Re: need to export status_init from mod_status/scoreboard
Date Wed, 13 Mar 2002 17:03:53 GMT
On Wed, Mar 13, 2002 at 05:12:58PM +0800, Stas Bekman wrote:
> status_init() in mod_status initializes status_flags, server_limit and 
> thread_limit. This is all nice for mod_status since it gets loaded 
> before any threads are started. Under mod_perl Apache::Scoreboard (the 
> Perl interface for scoreboard) can be loaded directly by the spawned 
> threads. Therefore to avoid race condition one has to handle this with 
> apr_thread_init_once, add the logic for prefork and you end up with an 
> ugly code.
> 
> Can we change mod_status or scoreboard to export these variables similar 
> to ap_scoreboard_image or export functions that will return these 
> variables, which will tremendously simplify things?

+1 for accessor functions.

-aaron

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