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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: [PATCH 1/6] scoreboard over-sized
Date Fri, 12 May 2006 15:03:27 GMT
Chris Darroch wrote:
>    Personally, if I was writing a completely private module, I'd
> probably just patch the scoreboard.h definition of lb_score to include
> whatever extra stuff I needed, and recompile httpd.  That way I'm
> insulated from any changes to the size of either the array or the
> proxy_worker_stat structure; if they change at some point in a
> future release and I don't happen to notice, I'm safe so long as
> I keep patching in my extra fields.

I think that subtle care should be taken regarding anything
that's added to the scoreboard. It's designed for a specific
purpose, not just a general shared memory segment that modules
should and can use for any and all purposes :)

   Jim Jagielski   [|]   [|]
	    "If you can dodge a wrench, you can dodge a ball."

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