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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] aborting on OOM
Date Wed, 10 May 2006 21:06:11 GMT
Colm MacCarthaigh wrote:
> On Wed, May 10, 2006 at 11:22:25AM -0700, Garrett Rooney wrote:
>>Which is likely to be redirected to /dev/null in most cases...
> We redirect standard error to the main error log  :) See ap_open_logs in
> server/log.c :-)  httpd -E also causes stderr redirection for the
> start-up phase, /dev/null is the usually the exception :)

Actually, httpd -E /somewhere/somefile should be used in cases where the child
invoked doesn't have stdout, or it isn't going to the place we want it to.

E.g. on a win32 service, there's no stderr handle created.  -E gives us a chance
to inject one :)


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