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From Cliff Woolley <>
Subject Re: Segfaults restarting on Linux with worker MPM
Date Tue, 16 Apr 2002 02:31:55 GMT
On 15 Apr 2002, Jeff Trawick wrote:

> But if I make a change to worker to get rid of the
> apr_bucket_alloc_destroy() I can't reproduce the problem.
> What is happening is that the thread's pool is getting cleaned up
> before the thread goes away (baaaad) since the thread pool is a
> subpool of pchild and pchild can go away before the thread with a
> graceful restart.

Wow, that's funky.  Sheesh.

> At the moment, the right fix seems to be for a thread pool to be
> stand-alone, but I'd guess there are at least 10 reasons I can't think
> of for why that is a stupid idea :)

I'll have to think on this for a while.  My question is: why is pchild
getting cleaned up so early?

> Also, it would be nice if the apr_bucket_alloc code followed the usual
> pattern for destroy/cleanup (see apr_file_close() for an example,
> where we call apr_pool_cleanup_run()).  It works as-is, but you have
> to stare at it for a while :)

Done.  :)

   Cliff Woolley
   Charlottesville, VA

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