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From Brian Akins <>
Subject Re: Additing a storage for the shared information of the worker in mod_proxy
Date Thu, 13 Jul 2006 16:20:08 GMT
Jim Jagielski wrote:
> Having some external (or even internal) process update
> a slot that isn't "its own" is dangerous. And the required
> locking would be slow.

In my own hacked proxy, an external healthchecker and the proxy share a 
piece of shared memory that is "read-only" by apache and read-write by 
the external health check.  This is not scoreboard info, just some 
health info.  The 2 are separate things.

Brian Akins
Chief Operations Engineer
Turner Digital Media Technologies

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