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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <>
Subject Re: proxy balancer rework
Date Thu, 11 Aug 2005 00:30:31 GMT
At 12:07 PM 8/10/2005, Jim Jagielski wrote:
>Mladen Turk wrote:
>> Anyhow, I think that all balancer methods should be
>> threated just like a protocols. If you have
>> a new XXX protocol, you will need to add the XXX
>> proxy protocol handler.
>I just feel that being able to add a 'byrandom' method,
>for example, to suppliment bytraffic and byrequests should
>be easy to do and not require code level changes to mod_proxy.c
>or mod_proxy_balancer.c (and, of course, any headers).

+1 - but I wonder if, instead of yet-another-hook for the

proxy_hook_load_lbmethods, can we just add a registered function
exported by mod proxy that all modules can call in their post
config hook, to register available methods?  That is a run once
upfront hook, right?


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