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From "Ryan Bloom" <...@covalent.net>
Subject RE: MPM as DSO?
Date Wed, 10 Apr 2002 17:17:38 GMT

http://www.geocrawler.com/archives/3/417/2000/2/200/3308893/

This has been the historic reason for not doing it.

Ryan

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Ryan Bloom                  rbb@covalent.net
645 Howard St.              rbb@apache.org
San Francisco, CA 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Justin Erenkrantz [mailto:jerenkrantz@apache.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, April 10, 2002 10:00 AM
> To: dev@httpd.apache.org
> Subject: MPM as DSO?
> 
> Aaron and I were talking over lunch yesterday and we were trying
> to remember why MPM can't be DSOs.  What is the obstacle here?
> The MPMs are internally modules, but they currently require a
> recompile to change your MPM.  I'd like to change it so that they
> are now available as DSOs instead.  Is this feasable?
> 
> Obviously, as long as APR is threaded, prefork and worker should be
> interchangable.  If your APR isn't threadable, you can't use a
> threaded MPM.  This also gives us an advantage by building all
> of the MPMs and making it easier to live with binbuilds.  -- justin


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