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From Joe Orton <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] remove shmht from mod_ssl
Date Fri, 21 Mar 2003 12:03:25 GMT
On Thu, Mar 20, 2003 at 12:22:17PM -0600, William Rowe wrote:
> At 10:45 AM 3/20/2003, you wrote:
> >I don't really see any point in putting any effort into the shmht code;  
> >shmcb has been the session cache of choice for a while (and it works
> >fine in 2.0 by my testing).  I've attached a second patch which removes
> >shmht completely, which is the patch I'd recommend.  The files
> >ssl_util_table.[ch] and ssl_scache_shmht.c can be removed after applying
> >this patch.
> I don't necessarily disagree for 2.1-dev, but we've sort of concurred that
> users shouldn't have to switch modules or configuration significantly in
> a given minor version (e.g. 2.0).  Now I'm not arguing that's it's very
> unlikely a user successfully used shmht.c, but as a matter of principle,
> we shouldn't drop this away from 2.0.

The patch I posted doesn't require users to change anything: if they had
configured use of shmht, they'll automatically get shmcb instead on
upgrading. (A warning would probably wise with that too I guess)



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