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From "Bill Stoddard" <b...@wstoddard.com>
Subject Re: Modified apr_hash
Date Tue, 18 Jun 2002 16:31:15 GMT
Forwarding to dev@apr... Hit send a bit too quickly...

Bill

> Thanks. Don't have time to look at this now, but I did spend the time to de-pool
apr_hash
> for use by mod_mem_cache (see modules/experimental/cache_hash.c).  Some of us are
> interested in making mod_mem_cache work in shared mem so your code may do the trick...
>
> Bill
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Tahiry Ramanamampanoharana" <nomentsoa@hotmail.com>
> To: <dev@apr.apache.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, June 18, 2002 9:34 AM
> Subject: Modified apr_hash
>
>
> > Hi guys,
> >
> > Recently I was writing an Apache module and I needed a hash table library
> > using shared memory. I wanted a hash table that could be shared among
> > children processes (read/write access) and not only the usual parent to
> > children.
> >
> > So I wrote my own shared mem library that uses the actual apr_shm lib.
> > Then, since I didn't want to write my own hash table lib, I modified the
> > current APR hash lib to be more generic by removing its dependency to APR
> > pool.
> >
> > Instead of explicitly using pools, I modified it so that you register your
> > own memory allocation function and make APR hash functions use it. This
> > enables me to have a shared memory hash table with APR hash lib.
> >
> > So for those who might need it, I am attaching 3 libs with this email:
> > - apr_hash.c & apr_hash.h: the modified (reverse compatible with current use
> > of the library)
> > - my_shmem.c & my_shmem.h: child to child shared memory
> > - my_shmem_hash.c & my_shmem_hash.h: hash table using my_shmem instead of
> > APR pools.
> >
> > I might be totally wrong on the usefulness of this, as this is the first I
> > am getting at this kind of stuff. Feedbacks will be highly appreciated.
> >
> > Tahiry
> >
> >
> >
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>


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