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From Henning Brauer <>
Subject Re: Re[2]: perchild on FreeBSD 5?
Date Tue, 13 Aug 2002 18:33:31 GMT
On Tue, Aug 13, 2002 at 02:11:08PM -0400, Ryan Bloom wrote:
> I don't honestly know.  The problem is that there are mulitple ways to
> pass file descriptors between processes based on the Unix that you are
> using.  Assuming FreeBSD, NetBSD, and OpenBSD all have good thread
> libraries and that they all support the fd passing mechanism that Liux
> uses, yes everything will work.  IF they don't support the same fd passing
> logic, then it is a simple matter of implementing the other fd passing
> logic, which should be easy to do.  Assuming I get Perchild working this
> week, I will try to get it working on a BSD machine that I have as
> well.  If I can't make it work on my BSD machine (because it is FreeBSD),
> then I will most likely need an account on a Net or Open BSD box.

I most probably can help for OpenBSD. I'm maintaining our in-tree apache
(1.3.27 w/ local changes), and 2.0 could/should be in ports/. I'm not going
to import 2.0 in the near future, though.

Henning Brauer, BS Web Services, -
Unix is very simple, but it takes a genius to understand the simplicity.
(Dennis Ritchie)

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