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From André Malo ...@perlig.de>
Subject Re: Reload CRL without re-starting Apache
Date Tue, 25 May 2004 22:52:48 GMT
* David Burry <dburry@tagnet.org> wrote:

> Perhaps we could use a new module that allows efficient on-the-fly 
> config parameter changes without restarting any processes?  Kind of like 
> a config server that you connect to and issue commands that add and 
> remove apache directives, at least most of them if not all of them. 
> There have been a few times when I wished for this feature, but so far 
> haven't taken the time to *write* a module to do this.  I know apachectl 
> graceful works, but it's quite a load to do too often.  Also there is 
> the benefit that you always have a consistent view of what the 
> configuration is when you use graceful, whereas it could be easy to 
> become confused with on-the-fly changes, so apache administrators beware 
> with such a module!

Not easy. Really. The main config stuff is inherited by the parent process and
partially global. I don't think that it's worth the effort.

nd
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