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From "Mathihalli, Madhusudan" <mad...@hp.com>
Subject RE: CGI scripts and mod_cgid/mod_cgi
Date Wed, 30 Jun 2004 01:30:46 GMT


: -----Original Message-----
: From: William A. Rowe, Jr. [mailto:wrowe@rowe-clan.net] 
[SNIP]
: >
: >For the 'Ordinarily' case - it doesn't do it today. It can be easily 
: >done by having a "kill (0, SIGTERM)" just before 
: mod_cgid/apache exits 
: >- but I don't know if it's portable.
: 
: Wouldn't a SIGHUP make more sense?  Some CGI's may override, 
: seeing as they were invoked to perform an operation 
: (non-abortable) as opposed to retrieving results.  The client 
: does HUP in those cases, from a coder's point of view.
: 

.. Sure. SIGHUP works great !!. The question is - is it portable to do a
'kill (0, signal)' ? If yes, I can go ahead and submit the patch.

-Madhu

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